Alessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.
Former online dater Roman Rojas told CBS 2 that he was speaking to a woman who used a model’s pictures and lied about her job.
Dr. Robert Gibbs was arraigned on charges that he supplied the head of a narcotics trafficking ring, Ronald Vaughan, with 700 prescriptions for oxycodone, amounting to 130,000 pills, according to prosecutors.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Ji Yun Lee “functioned as a ‘go-to’ prescription pill dispenser for those who were willing to pay his inflated prices.”
The drugs are worth about $1 million on the street, according to Brian Crowell, the special agent-in-charge of the DEA’s New York Division.
His attorney, James McElhone, says Dr. Frank Telang is a “widely respected doctor” and has “absolutely” done nothing wrong.
A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.
A U.S. citizen who holds an Iranian passport pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
Jury selection got off to a rocky start Tuesday in the arms sale trial of a former Soviet military officer known as the Merchant of Death when reporters were initially kept out of the federal courtroom.
An indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charged 37 people with multiple counts of conspiracy to smuggle and distribute massive amounts of high-grade marijuana and cocaine.
The $10-million-a-year farm was hidden inside a garage.
It is being described as the biggest indoor “home-grown” marijuana bust ever. As many as 7,000 marijuana plants — with a value of $10 million — were found in seven houses across upstate Sullivan County.
Federal prosecutors announced that 200 officers fanned through Spring Valley and elsewhere in search of 26 people accused of drug trafficking in Rockland County.
There’s a new face of heroin, and it’s expected to become one of the worst epidemics since crack cocaine. It’s called “cheese” heroin, a $2 mixed drug that’s getting teens hooked.
New Jerseyans handed in over 14,000 pounds of unused medicine during this past weekend’s Operation Take-Back.
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