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Drug Trafficking

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  • Woman receives sentence for role in healthcare scheme

    A woman who ran a $20-million healthcare scheme out of a Glendale medical clinic was sentenced Monday to eight years in federal prison and ordered to pay back more than $9 million in restitution to Medicare and Medi-Cal. Lianna “Lili”...
  • Pot plants worth $150K seized from Oakland Park home, authorities say

    Pot plants worth $150K seized from Oakland Park home, authorities say
    Broward sheriff's deputies seized 152 cannabis plants at an Oakland Park home after a search warrant was served early Tuesday, the agency said. The confiscated plants, worth about $150,000, ranged in size from seedlings to 5 feet high. They were lined up...
  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • Fallout continues for Chicago lawyer under criminal investigation

     Fallout continues for Chicago lawyer under criminal investigation
    The fallout from the ongoing criminal probe of Chicago defense attorney Beau Brindley continued Monday as a convicted drug dealer and swindler whose cases are at the center of the investigation said he wanted to keep Brindley as his lawyer despite being...
  • Orlando man sentenced to prison for gun trafficking to Puerto Rico

    Orlando man sentenced to prison for gun trafficking to Puerto Rico
    An Orlando man with prior drug trafficking convictions was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Wednesday for trying to mail at least 20 firearms to Puerto Rico, the office of U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III said. Prior convictions barred Luis A....
  • Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell

    Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell
    EAST LYME — A 40-year old inmate serving 25 years for her role in the grisly murder and dismemberment of her drug dealer died of an apparent suicide Thursday at the York Correctional Institution, according to the state Department of Correction....
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • U.S. brings new charges against accused Silk Road creator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have brought a trio of new charges against a Texas man accused of creating the underground online drug marketplace Silk Road. A new indictment against Ross Ulbricht, 30, filed late on Thursday in Manhattan federal...
  • DEA tightens controls on hydrocodone painkiller drugs

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is putting tighter controls on the nation's most widely prescribed narcotic painkiller in a move to stem an epidemic of addiction, overdose and death. The agency said it would publish a rule Friday to place...
  • Quasi-legal street drug poses new lethal threat to users

    Emergency physicians are bracing for a new rash of overdoses of a drug that looks like heroin but may not respond to commonly used doses of the opiate-reversal drug naloxone because it is so powerful, a new study reports. The threat comes from an...
  • Details emerge in I-Drive hotel marijuana ring

    Details emerge in I-Drive hotel marijuana ring
    Binh Sieu Tran and his associates in California were making so much money from their marijuana operation that they spared no expense when it came time to shipping the drugs to Orlando, agents say. The overnight packages bound for the Hyatt Regency...