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DOJ Arrests San Antonio Couple in Dark Web Drug Deals


The Justice Department has arrested one of the biggest sellers of drugs on the dark web and moved to bar two Ohio doctors from prescribing medications. The actions are part of a sprawling effort to prosecute drug cases amid the opioid epidemic, the Washington Post reports. Several arrests, charges and guilty pleas involving illicit and prescription drugs were announced in Cleveland on Wednesday, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving aggressively against those who distribute illicit drugs and illegally prescribe legal ones. Sessions called the latest announcements “a warning to every trafficker, every crooked doctor or pharmacist, and every drug company, every chairman and foreign national and company that puts greed before the lives and health of the American people: this Justice Department will use civil and criminal penalties alike, and we will find you, put you in jail, or make you pay.”

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