FDA NEWS: French National Charged With Making False Statements To FDA To Fraudulently Obtain Control Of Pharmaceutical Product
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FDA NEWS: French National Charged With Making False Statements To FDA To Fraudulently Obtain Control Of Pharmaceutical Product

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 24, 2021 NEWARK, N.J. – A French national will make his initial appearance today for his role in an attempt to fraudulently gain control of the rights to sell a weight-loss drug in the United States, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael…

FDA NEWS: Nine Indicted In Counterfeit Promethazine-Codeine Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
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FDA NEWS: Nine Indicted In Counterfeit Promethazine-Codeine Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 12, 2021 BEAUMONT, Texas – A federal grand jury in Beaumont has returned a three-count indictment charging nine individuals in drug trafficking conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. The indictment was…

FDA NEWS: Staten Island Businessman Operating In Bucks County Sentenced To One Year In Prison For Tobacco Smuggling
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FDA NEWS: Staten Island Businessman Operating In Bucks County Sentenced To One Year In Prison For Tobacco Smuggling

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 3, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Ramzi Al Najar, 43, of Staten Island, NY, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay…

FDA NEWS: Couple With Ties To The Fitness Industry Admits Distributing Unapproved Drugs
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FDA NEWS: Couple With Ties To The Fitness Industry Admits Distributing Unapproved Drugs

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 3, 2021 PITTSBURGH, PA – Two residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiring to defraud the United States, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. Thomas Mouton, age 34, and Sara…

FDA NEWS: Akron Man Sentenced To Four Years For Possession With Intent To Distribute 10,000 THC Vape Cartridges And Illegal Firearms Charges
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FDA NEWS: Akron Man Sentenced To Four Years For Possession With Intent To Distribute 10,000 THC Vape Cartridges And Illegal Firearms Charges

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 1, 2021 Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that Gage Predojev, 23, of Akron, Ohio, was sentenced today by Judge James S. Gwin to 50 months imprisonment after Predojev pleaded guilty in June of 2021 to possession with the…

FDA NEWS: Grand Blanc Man Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Fraud, Kickback Violations Involving UAW Health Care Fund
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FDA NEWS: Grand Blanc Man Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Fraud, Kickback Violations Involving UAW Health Care Fund

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 2, 2021 A Grand Blanc, Michigan man was sentenced to 48 months in prison after having pleaded guilty to supervising a complex fraud and kickback scheme involving UAW members and medically unnecessary compounded pain creams, scar creams, pain patches and/or…

FDA NEWS: Convictions For The President, Secretary, And An Associate Of The Weight Loss Company BAJA PESO YA INC.
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FDA NEWS: Convictions For The President, Secretary, And An Associate Of The Weight Loss Company BAJA PESO YA INC.

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 2, 2021 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Michelle Andujar-González, the president of BAJA PESO YA INC., Sahen L. Maldonado-López, the secretary, and María de Lourdes Irizarry-Rodríguez, an associate of the company, were charged and pled guilty on November 2, 2021,…

FDA NEWS: Former State Employee Sentenced For Conspiracy To Illegally Import Prescription Drugs
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FDA NEWS: Former State Employee Sentenced For Conspiracy To Illegally Import Prescription Drugs

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Kentucky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 2, 2021 LEXINGTON, Ky. – A former Kentucky state employee, Howard Stanley Head, Jr., 59, was sentenced in federal court on Monday, to 12 months and 1 day in prison, by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, for conspiracy…

FDA NEWS: North Andover Woman Indicted For Performing Illegal Silicone Injections
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FDA NEWS: North Andover Woman Indicted For Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, July 26, 2019 Defendant allegedly injected individuals with silicone oil which can cause stroke, death or disfigurement BOSTON – A federal grand jury has indicted a North Andover woman in connection with offering illegal silicone injections in exchange for money. Gladys Araceli Ceron,…

FDA NEWS: North Andover Woman Sentenced For Performing Illegal Silicone Injections
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FDA NEWS: North Andover Woman Sentenced For Performing Illegal Silicone Injections

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Defendant injected individuals with silicone oil, which can cause stroke, death or disfigurement  BOSTON – A North Andover woman was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for performing illegal silicone injections in exchange for money.  Gladys Araceli Ceron,…

FDA NEWS: Windsor Mill Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge For Fraud Scheme Purporting To Sell COVID-19 Vaccines
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FDA NEWS: Windsor Mill Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge For Fraud Scheme Purporting To Sell COVID-19 Vaccines

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 29, 2021 Fraudulently Replicated the Website of a Biotech Company That Has an Authorized COVID-19 Vaccine to Perpetrate the Scheme Baltimore, Maryland – Odunayo “Baba” Oluwalade, age 25, of Windsor Mill, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a federal wire fraud conspiracy…

FDA NEWS: Former Spa Owner Sentenced For Using Cosmetic Fillers Not Approved For Distribution In The United States
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FDA NEWS: Former Spa Owner Sentenced For Using Cosmetic Fillers Not Approved For Distribution In The United States

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Oklahoma FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 22, 2021 A woman who operated a Tulsa spa was sentenced today in federal court for using medical devices on her patients that were not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson. The…

FDA NEWS: Allentown Man Pleads Guilty To Importing Illegal Controlled Substances From China And Fraudulently Selling Them As “Dietary Supplements”
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FDA NEWS: Allentown Man Pleads Guilty To Importing Illegal Controlled Substances From China And Fraudulently Selling Them As “Dietary Supplements”

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 19, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Leandro Rodriguez, 45, of Allentown, PA, entered a plea of guilty before United States District Court Judge Edward G. Smith to a charge of conspiracy in connection…

FDA NEWS: Florida Nurse Pleads Guilty To Tampering With Intensive Care Unit Patient’s Medication
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FDA NEWS: Florida Nurse Pleads Guilty To Tampering With Intensive Care Unit Patient’s Medication

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 28, 2021 Jacksonville, Florida – Jerome W. Clampitt II (42, Saint Johns) has pleaded guilty to tampering with a consumer product, specifically, injectable fentanyl. He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not…

FDA NEWS: Former Nurse Charged With Tampering With Consumer Products
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FDA NEWS: Former Nurse Charged With Tampering With Consumer Products

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 25, 2021 An indictment was unsealed today charging former registered nurse Mary Cheatham, 41, of Ypsilanti, MI, with one count of tampering with a consumer product, specifically the Schedule II controlled substance hydromorphone, which is used for pain relief, announced…

FDA NEWS: Former Naturopath Convicted Of Trafficking In Misbranded Drugs He Claimed Could Treat And Prevent COVID
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FDA NEWS: Former Naturopath Convicted Of Trafficking In Misbranded Drugs He Claimed Could Treat And Prevent COVID

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Washington FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 25, 2021 Third federal conviction for Port Angeles Naturopath who lost his license in 2018 Tacoma – A former Port Angeles, Washington, naturopathic physician was convicted late last week of a federal felony related to his misbranding of products he…

FDA NEWS: Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Payment Processing Fraud Conspiracy
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FDA NEWS: Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Payment Processing Fraud Conspiracy

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 13, 2021 BOSTON – A Florida man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with a scheme to deceive banks and credit card companies into processing more than $150 million in credit and debit card payments on behalf…

FDA NEWS: Texas Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Adulterating Drug Used In Cataract Surgeries
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FDA NEWS: Texas Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Adulterating Drug Used In Cataract Surgeries

U.S. Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 13, 2021 A Texas man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of adulterating a drug that was used in cataract surgeries. According to court documents, Jack Randall Munn, 71, of Dallas, a licensed pharmacist and former owner of Guardian Pharmacy Services (Guardian), a Dallas pharmacy, oversaw…

FDA NEWS: Doctor Selling COVID-19 “Cure” Charged With Lying To U.S. Customs, Stealing Employee’s Identity
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FDA NEWS: Doctor Selling COVID-19 “Cure” Charged With Lying To U.S. Customs, Stealing Employee’s Identity

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, December 3, 2020 SAN DIEGO – Dr. Jennings Ryan Staley, previously charged with one count of mail fraud, was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday for additional crimes arising from his business venture selling COVID-19 “treatment kits,” which he advertised to one…

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