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Owner Of Utah-Based Pharmaceutical Distributer Pleads Guilty To $100 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RANDY CROWELL, a/k/a "Roger," pled guilty today before United States District Judge Edgardo Ramos to fraudulently distributing more than $100 million worth of prescription drugs obtained on a nationwide black market. CROWELL used a Utah-based wholesale distribution company to sell illicitly procured drugs to pharmacies, which in turn dispensed them to unsuspecting customers. As part of his guilty plea, CROWELL agreed to forfeit more than $13 million in personal profits from the scheme.


Action Details

  • Date:January 6, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions