Online Drug Company Leader Pleads Guilty to Fraud

The president of Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge, ending a lengthy federal investigation into the illegal importation of knockoff prescription drugs from Central America. Jared Wheat, 36, pleaded guilty in federal court in Newnan to conspiring to commit mail fraud and wire fraud and to import and distribute adulterated and unapproved new drugs.

  • Read the article: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution