Supplement Co. Manager Cops To Selling Illegal Stimulants

Law360 (April 4, 2018, 8:16 PM EDT) -- A Chinese woman who worked as a supply chain manager for supplement companies on Tuesday pled guilty in Texas federal court to selling synthetic stimulant ingredients to a dietary supplement manufacturer in the U.S., even though she knew those stimulants wouldn't be disclosed on the products' labels.

Gao Mei Fang, who goes by Amy Gao, pled guilty to mail fraud and smuggling before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Horan. In doing so, Gao admitted to helping sell ingredients like the illegal additive DMAA to a U.S. manufacturer, despite the fact that U.S. retailers wouldn't carry supplements with those ingredients, federal prosecutors said...

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