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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

NYC, NJ Fentanyl and Heroin Ring Bust Snares Nearly a Dozen

NYC, NJ Fentanyl and Heroin Ring Bust Snares Nearly a Dozen

Nearly a dozen Albanian members of a Staten Island-based drug gang were arrested early Wednesday on federal charges of distributing heroin and fentanyl throughout Staten Island, Brooklyn and New Jersey,...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017

NYC White-Collar Drug Ring Moved 6M Fentanyl Doses: DA

NYC White-Collar Drug Ring Moved 6M Fentanyl Doses: DA

Members of a Bronx-based drug ring distributed millions of doses of fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine throughout New York City and delivered on demand to buyers in the advertising and real estate industries,...

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Doctor Busted for Making Millions off Pill Mills in New York

Doctor Busted for Making Millions off Pill Mills in New York

A New York doctor, his assistant, and a pediatric nurse practitioner face 20 years in prison after being arrested Thursday on federal charges of writing thousands of phony prescriptions for fentanyl and...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

7 Nabbed in ‘Pray for Death’ Fentanyl Bust in NYC

7 Nabbed in ‘Pray for Death’ Fentanyl Bust in NYC

Seven people have been arrested for allegedly selling fentanyl marketed as heroin after video captured one of their customers overdosing at an open-air drug market on a Bronx street corner, according to...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 32 Million People Seized in NYC Bust

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 32 Million People Seized in NYC Bust

Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in a pair of busts that prosecutors said included one sting that netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin.

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