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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced for Violating Federal Narcotics Laws

PITTSBURGH, PA – An Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to a 48-month term of imprisonment on a charge of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, and a 60-month term of imprisonment on a charge of distribution of oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, to run concurrently, to be followed by a three-year term of supervised release, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab imposed the sentence on Carl T. Wilson, age 50, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the Court, from late 2015 to March 2017, Wilson knowingly, intentionally and unlawfully obtained oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, by misrepresentations, fraud and deception. Also, on March 27, 2017, Wilson knowingly, intentionally, and unlawfully possessed with intent to distribute and distributed oxycodone.

Assistant United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for conducting the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Carl T. Wilson.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Prescription Drugs
Updated March 21, 2018