Internet pharmacy owners Steven Abiodun Sodipo and Onigbo Nwaehiri were both sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Maryland District Court Judge earlier last month for their role in selling 9,936,075 hydrocodone (Vicodin) prescription pills online. Both were pharmacists and owners of NewCare Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland. Additionally, both were ordered to pay $11,870,119.39. To satisfy the judgment, the defendants were ordered to forfeit their homes, 33 bank accounts, a business property, and seven cars.
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