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Fed Ex Accused of Delivering Illegal Drugs to Dealers
Shipping company Fed Ex is facing a criminal indictment.
Documents filed in federal court accuse Fed Ex of enabling criminal activity.
The indictment accuses Fed Ex of shipping prescription drugs from illegal online pharmacies to addicts and to drug dealers.
A spokesman for the company says Fed Ex is innocent of any wrongdoing.
The spokesman says Fed Ex is willing to assist law enforcement but can't do the job of law enforcement alone.
Prosecutors say the charges are the result of a 9 year investigation into 2 internet pharmacies.
A conviction could mean more than 820 million dollars in fines and penalties against Fed Ex.