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FedEx Can't Duck Criminal Case Over Drug Shipments

Law360, San Francisco (May 14, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss an indictment accusing FedEx Corp. of colluding with illegal online pharmacies to deliver prescription drugs to addicts and drug dealers, saying FedEx's argument that it's exempt from the charges because it's a common carrier defies common sense.

Prosecutors say FedEx management knew the company was delivering to addicts and drug dealers after drivers complained that customers demanding pills were stopping them on the road. (Credit: Getty) U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer, who is presiding over the...
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