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Rockland pharmacist pleads guilty to illegally selling millions of prescription pills

NEW YORK – A Suffern pharmacist with drug stores in the Bronx pled guilty in federal court on Wednesday to conspiring to sell over five million prescription Butalbital pills to customers across the country who did not have valid prescriptions for the drugs.

Maurice Malin, 83, agreed to forfeit $9 million to the government, which represents his proceeds from the illegal scheme.  He pled guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, which carries a maximum term of 10 years in prison.

 


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