Sitesh Bansi Patel, VP of SK Labs found guilty of conspiracy, mail fraud

Monday, March 13, 2017

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – An Irvine, California, man was found guilty Friday afternoon following a five-day jury trial on conspiracy and mail fraud charges in relation to his role in a conspiracy to defraud the United States Food and Drug Administration, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced. After one and one-half hours, a federal […]

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Western District of Virginia court cases for 1/9-1/13/17

Friday, January 6, 2017

ABINGDON DIVISION . US v. James William Mills (Sentencing: January 9 at 10:00 a.m.) AGE: 51 ADDRESS: Skaneateles, New York Mills was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States Food and Drug Administration. . US v. Deneka Shenelle Mullins (Sentencing: January 9 at 2:00 p.m.) AGE: 33 ADDRESS: Coeburn, Virginia Mullins was convicted of […]

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Marlin Webb admits to being part of conspiracy to defraud FDA

Friday, December 9, 2016

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – The former store manager of the Carroll County Cooperative pled guilty today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon to conspiring to defraud the Food and Drug Administration [FDA], United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced. According to evidence presented at today’s guilty plea […]

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Attorneys general file lawsuit preventing opioid addiction drug competition

Friday, September 23, 2016

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and 35 fellow attorneys general today filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged in a “product hopping “scheme, where small changes were made to the product to block generic competitors and […]

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