7th Circuit Affirms Felony Conviction Of Online Pharmacist’s Evasion
(June 1, 2016, 11:52 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 17 affirmed the felony conviction of a man who imported active pharmaceutical ingredients and sold them online “for research only” to evade jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration (United States of America v. Shontay Dessart, No. 14-2686, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9031).
(Opinion in Section C. Document #28-160602-006Z.)
Shontay Dessart was convicted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin for violating the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)...