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A multi-agency investigation breaks up an illegal and lucrative prescription drug ring. The indictment names 15 suspects in a multi-state Oxycontin trafficking ring operating in Oregon, Florida, Nevada and New York. Gerri Badden with the U.S. Department of Justice says the indictment further alledges that the organization laundered an excess of $1.7 million.” Aand used that money to buy seven luxury cars, including four Bentleys. The investigation is ongoing but the indictment claims the ring has been active since 2008, and now they have 12 of the 15 suspects in custody. The FBI, Portland Police and other law enforcement agencies working the case.

 

 

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