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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 18, 2019

U.S. Attorney, Federal Law Enforcement to Announce Charges Against Wholesale Pharmaceutical Company & Its Executives

CINCINNATI  – A federal grand jury has charged a pharmaceutical distributor, two of its former officials and two pharmacists with conspiring to distribute millions of painkiller pills in an indictment returned here yesterday. Defendants were arrested by federal agents this morning.

 

 

The briefing will be held:

 

TODAY: THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019

 

WHEN:           2:30 P.M.

 

WHERE:         U.S. Attorney’s Office

                        Library

                        221 E. 4th Street, Fourth Floor

                        Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

 

WHO:             U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman

                        Kathy Federico, Diversion Program Manager, DEA

                        Mauricio Jimenez, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, DEA

                        Verne Waldow, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, HHS-OIG

                       

                                               

 

 

Room available beginning at 2:15 P.M. No TV lighting will be available. ID will be required for entrance at Security on the fourth floor.

 

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Topic(s): 
Opioids
Component(s): 
Contact: 
jennifer.thornton@usdoj.gov
Updated July 18, 2019