Fla. Man Gets 10 Years For $55M Drug Diversion Scheme

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has sentenced a Florida businessman to 10 years in prison for his role in running a $55 million interstate prescription-drug diversion and money-laundering scheme that violated the Prescription Drug Marketing Act, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham also ordered William D. Rodriguez, who ran South Carolina-based wholesale prescription drug distributors Ocean Pharmed LLC and Medpharma LLC, to serve two years of supervised release after completing his prison sentence, the DOJ said.

Rodriguez pled guilty in June...
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