Father, son pharmacists sentenced to prison

Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia announced that R. Wayne Murphy, 63, and J. Kevin Murphy, 36, father and son pharmacists from Boston, were  sentenced today in Valdosta.

Wayne Murphy was sentenced to 36 months imprisonment and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for introducing adulterated and misbranded drugs into interstate commerce.

Kevin Murphy was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone. They also agreed to forfeit $403,496.63 in illegal proceeds.

The men are guilty of two criminal schemes had taken place at Boston Pharmacy where the Murphys were pharmacists.

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