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The Untouchables Arrested in Florida/Kentucky Pill Mill Sting

A case from last week proves that slowing the sale of legal prescription pills for illegitimate purposes is more difficult than was thought.  Though Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi has made it a priority to shut down “pill mills,” and the illegal drug infrastructure they support, initial controls are not yet putting a squeeze on the flow. On 2/3/2012, Franklin County, Kentucky Sheriff Pat Melton announced the arrest of nearly 30 individuals wanted in the large scale distribution of Oxycodone and other pills obtained from Florida pharmacies.  It was called Operation Untouchable. The nickname for the criminal syndicate came from the wording “The Untouchables” and a photo of group members … Continue reading

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