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Narcotics Dealer Chukwuemeka Okparaeke Responsible For Overd...

Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Phillip R. Bartlett, the Inspector in Charge of the New York Division of the United States Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), and Peter C. Fitzhugh, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), announced that Chukwuemeka Okparaeke, a/k/a “Emeka,” pled guilty to distributing U-47700, a controlled substance analogue of AH-7921; importing 100 grams and more of acryl fentanyl, a controlled substance analogue of fentanyl, from Hong Kong; and making false statements to prosecutors and investigators regarding the proceeds of his offenses. OKPARAEKE pled guilty today in White Plains federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul E. Davison. The case is assigned to U.S. District Judge Nelson S. Román.

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