Archive July 2014

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

Jul26

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. The company says it would have to invade the privacy of customers to stop such deliveries. By contrast, UPS Inc. paid […]

Senate Committee on Armed Services Completes Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

Jul23

WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., the committee’s ranking member, today announced details of the committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The committee on Thursday voted, 25-1, to report the bill, which authorizes $514 billion funding for the […]

Indictment of FedEx Corporation for Illegally Distributing Prescription Drugs [Global Data Point]

Jul21

Agents from FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations worked closely with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which led this investigation, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office to prevent these organizations from distributing drugs ordered illegally through the internet. According to the indictment, as of July 2004, FedEx employees had identified over 200 accounts that were associated with […]

US indicts FedEx [Daily Tribune (Bahrain)]

Jul19

The US Justice Department announced that package-delivery giant FedEx has been indicted for allegedly facilitating the distribution of controlled substances and prescription drugs sold by illegal online pharmacies.A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted the company for having "knowingly and intentionally conspired to distribute" the substances from unauthorized pharmacies, the Justice Department said.US authorities […]

FedEx Indicted for Illegal Drug Shipments From Online Pharmacies

Jul18

FedEx Indicted for Illegal Drug Shipments From Online PharmaciesVOA NewsJuly 18, 2014 6:35 PMA federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted the FedEx Corporation on charges it knowingly shipped controlled substances – drugs whose distribution is controlled by the government – to people without valid prescriptions. The drugs were purchased from illegal online pharmacies.The […]

United States : Indictment of FedEx Corporation for Illegally Distributing Prescription Drugs [TendersInfo (India)]

Jul18

The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California today charged the FedEx Corporation with conspiring with two separate but related online pharmacy organizations to distribute controlled substances and prescription drugs to U.S. consumers without requiring their customers to have a valid prescription, as required by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.Agents from FDA […]

U.S. indicts FedEx for online drug shipments [The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. :: ]

Jul18

July 18A federal grand jury in California indicted FedEx Corp. on Thursday for shipping prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies.The Memphis carrier proclaimed innocence and said in a statement that it would defend against "this attack on the integrity and good name of FedEx and its employees." The company said it would plead not guilty.The […]

FedEx indicted in San Francisco in prescription drug probe [San Jose Mercury News :: ]

Jul18

July 18SAN FRANCISCO FedEX has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of shipping powerful prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies, the latest major company targeted by federal law enforcement for playing a part in the proliferation of such drugs on the black market.The indictment charges the world’s largest cargo company with conspiracy […]

Major Corporation Indicted For Dealing Drugs? [Above The Law]

Jul18

Well, you’ve got to hand it to them: if we’re going to say that corporations are people, then we need to start subjecting them to criminal sanctions for committing victimless crimes. It’s only fair. So it’s heartening this morning to see that the government has secured an indictment — based on a 9-year investigation — […]

FedEx Denies Illegal Drug Delivery Charges

Jul18

Delivery giant FedEx has denied a United States Department of Justice (DoJ) charge that it has transported illegal drugs for customers. The company said it is innocent of charges that it "knowingly and intentionally conspired to distribute" controlled substances and prescription drugs sold by illegal online pharmacies. The firm said it would "plead not guilty" […]