Florida-Based US Stem Cell Ordered To Stop Providing Stem Cell-Based Treatments

Florida – A federal court ordered a Florida company claiming to offer stem cell treatments to stop selling or providing such products to patients, the Justice Department announced today. In a complaint... Read more »

Maryland-Based ACell Inc. Agrees To Pay 15M To Resolve Criminal Charges

Maryland – ACell Inc. (ACell), a Maryland-based medical device manufacturer, pleaded guilty to charges relating to its MicroMatrix powder wound dressing product (MicroMatrix), the Department of Justice announced today. ACell entered a... Read more »
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New York Oncologist Sentenced For Administering Unapproved, Foreign Drugs

Albany, New York – Vincent Koh, M.D., age 73, and his wife and office manager Milly Koh, age 64, of Poughkeepsie, New York, were sentenced today to pay fines of $7,500 and... Read more »

Cantrell Drug Company Ordered To Stop Manufacturing Adulterated Drugs

Arkansas – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against defendants Cantrell Drug Company (Cantrell), and James L. McCarley Jr., Cantrell’s co-owner... Read more »

California Man Pleads Guilty To Laser Strikes On Helicopter

Fresno, California – Roger Shane John, 32, of Turlock, pleaded guilty today to aiming the beam of a laser pointer at a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott... Read more »

Middle Township Teacher Pleads Guilty To Health Care Conspiracy

Camden, New Jersey – A teacher in the Middle Township public schools today admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs and other insurers out of over $2,000,000 by submitting fraudulent claims... Read more »

Two India Men Plead Guilty To Conspiracy Involving The Sale Of Illegal Drugs

Acting U.S. Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced Thursday two men from India pleaded guilty to making cold calls for the sole purpose of selling illegal pharmaceutical drugs in the United States. Thirty-two-year-old... Read more »

Unaffordable Drug Prices Drive Americans To Purchase Medicine Outside The United States

For the past few years, drug prices have been spiraling upward at a rapid pace, leaving Americans with no other choice, but to have their prescription drugs imported from foreign countries. Most... Read more »

First Gene Therapy Passes FDA Approval

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a revolutionary gene therapy that utilizes an individual’s blood cells that have been genetically engineered to attack and eradicate cancer cells.   Thirty-two medical... Read more »

Man From Costa Rica Charged With Conspiracy To Import Scheduled Drugs Into The U.S.

Acting U.S. Attorney Soo C. Song announced Friday a man from Costa Rica was charged with importing prescription drugs from India into the United States. Forty-two-year-old Ramiro Navarro Quesada appeared in U.S.... Read more »