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July 10, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an Information* against James Buscemi, 42, of Boothwyn, charging him with one count of obtaining controlled substances by fraud, arising from his obtaining for abuse, rather than for legitimate medical reasons, thousands of doses of Endocet, Roxicet, and OxyContin tablets and Fentanyl transdermal patches containing oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, from 2001 through March 2007.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 4 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

James Buscemi
Boothwyn, PA
42

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Postal Inspection Service, and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Joan L. Markman.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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