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Pills and Internet crime

Date: October 07, 2006
By: Angel Novelo

A Belize business woman, Michelle Young, 38, and Guillermo Pech, 28 along with nine foreign nationals, have been indicted on charges of fraud and drug trafficking by a United states grand jury for selling unapproved prescription drugs over the Internet.

Named in the indictment are Jared Robert Wheat, 34, of Alpharetta; David Dalton Johnson, 37, of Pinehurst, N.C.; David Alan Brady, 40, of Pinehurst, N.C.; Stephen Douglas Smith, 38, of Duluth, Ga.; Thomas Holda, 43 of Duluth, Ga.; Sergio Ronaldo Oliveira, 46, of Hoschton, Ga.; Brad Neal Watkins, 38, of Birmingham, Ala.; David Watkins, 40, of Norcross, Ga.; Steven Blinder, 42, of Aberdeen, S.D.; and two citizens of Belize, Michelle Young, 38, and Guillermo Pech, 28.

Also named in the indictment was the company Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, of which Wheat is the principal owner.

Based in Norcross, Ga., the company marketed the drugs as Canadian through unsolicited e-mails, but the pills were actually made in Belize, U.S. officials said.

In a hearing in Atlanta for four of the defendants, U.S. Magistrate Linda Walker let David Watkins out of jail on $75,000 bond. Wheat, Smith and Oliveira are being held without bond, but lawyers for all three say they plan to appeal the ruling.
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