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FedEx Accused of Drug Trafficking

FedEx Accused of Drug Trafficking
Posted July 18th, 2014 @ 10:29am by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Is FedEx a drug trafficker? Federal prosecutors think so; yesterday they slapped the shipping company with a 15-count indictment, alleging that it knowingly shipped drugs for illegal online pharmacies, theWall Street Journal reports. According to the indictment, FedEx even set up a special "Online Pharmacy Credit Policy" to ensure it kept getting paid if law enforcement shut these businesses down. "Many of these companies operate outside federal and state regulations over the sale of controlled drugs," the company told its managers in a memo explaining the policy.

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