Because Acino has never submitted an application for FDA approval of the drugs, they have never been found to be safe and effective. Civil cases "Civil" cases are the cases in which private citizens (or companies) sue each other in court. A restitution order required the defendant to pay restitution of more than $3.8 million, and the court repeatedly ordered the defendant to sell his condominiums in Costa Rica and apply the funds to his restitution obligations. Burrow is the fourth defendant to plead guilty in connection with the scheme. Docket Number: 2:16-CR-0071 (D. Nev.). The charges allege that the defendants defrauded more than 1 million victims of over $180 million dollars by sending letters purporting to be from world-renowned psychics and promising assistance in achieving wealth and happiness in return for a fee. In addition to two years’ imprisonment, Judge Judith E. Levy also sentenced Dailey to three years of supervised release. Mathauda also appealed the court’s denial of his motion to proceed pro se, arguing that he had made a clear and unequivocal request to proceed pro se before his sentencing and that the denial of the motion without a hearing violated his Sixth Amendment right to self-representation. Tex.). Del.) See latest for Edward Morris "Ned" Weaver or learn more. Discovery may include a deposition, requiring a witness to answer questions about the case before the trial. Victims sent money to mailboxes located in the United States and received no cash prizes. District Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order against Las Vegas Defendants in Direct-Mailing SchemeUnited States v. Kern, et al. Four Peruvian Residents Sentenced in Fraud and Extortion Scheme United States v. Jesus Gutierrez, Alexandra Podesta, Virgilio Polo, and Omar Portocarrero, Press Release The shipments contained bogus imitations of Xanax®, Valium®, sibutramine, Cialis®, Viagra® and Stilnox® (marketed in the United States as Ambien®). Robinson owned an auto body shop located in Chesapeake, Virginia. The complaints alleged that the defendants imported children’s products containing, among other things, lead, phthalates, and small parts that posed a choking hazard for children under the age of three. The jury acquitted defendants on 14 felony counts of fraud and one conspiracy count. Defendant’s Foreign Properties Sold for $1,665,000 To Obtain Restitution for Fraud VictimsUnited States v. Shevin Goodman Ga.). The defendants violated the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by causing food that is held for sale after shipment of one or more of its components in interstate commerce to become adulterated and misbranded. Justice Department Obtains $1.4 Billion from Reckitt Benckiser Group in Largest Recovery in a Case Concerning an Opioid Drug in United States HistoryUnited States v. $647,000,000 in U.S. CurrencyPress Release According to the complaint, a 2016 FDA inspection of the defendants’ manufacturing facility also revealed that the defendants failed to establish specifications for the identity, purity, strength, and composition of their finished products or the components in their products. As set out in the Department’s complaint, which was filed concurrently with the proposed joint Consent Decree on March 10, the defendants manufactured and distributed dietary supplement products as drugs that could help treat or prevent a host of serious conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, depression, hypertension, osteoporosis, and liver and kidney disorders. Sentencings for Willson and Hebert are set for August 13 and August 19, 2020, respectively. The complaint alleged that FDA issued a warning letter to the company in 2018, and that tests in 2018 and 2019 revealed Listeria species inside the facility and E. coli in water used to irrigate sprouts. Dailey pleaded guilty on January 8, 2019 to one count of introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and one count of importing merchandise contrary to law. On May 25, 2016, the Department of Justice secured a civil jury verdict in Salt Lake City, Utah, against Utah-based telemarketing defendants Feature Films for Families, Inc., Corporations for Character, L.C., Family Films of Utah, Inc., and Forrest S. Baker III. The consent decrees permanently enjoin the defendants from using the U.S. Mail to distribute fraudulent mailings or any mailings promoting similar schemes. The agreement resolves pending state court lawsuits in Connecticut, Mississippi, and South Carolina, as well as potential claims by the Justice Department, 18 states, and the District of Columbia. On March 3, 2016, the district court entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Henry’s Farm, Inc., and its owner, Soo C. Park. ); 2:15-CV-8889 (C.D. Docket Number: 8:18-CV-996 (C.D. Victims lost at least $16.7 million to the fraudulent scheme. Del.) The defendants would be required comply with remedial measures to resume any manufacturing, holding, or distribution of drugs. The firm sold their soups to various distributors after receiving seafood from other states including Florida. The court may also order other types of relief, such as a declaration of the legal rights of the plaintiff in a particular situation. After four hours of deliberation, the jury found the defendants liable for the United States’ remaining claims and concluded that they committed more than 117 million knowing violations of the TSR. Jonathan Doyle, the president of USPlabs, and Jacobo Geissler, the CEO of USP Labs, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to introduce misbranded food into interstate commerce. For more information on how we can help your case call us today at 561-687-8381 561-687-8381 info@completelegalinv.com The charges in the indictment stem from Indivior’s marketing of Suboxone, an opioid drug used in the treatment of addiction. In pleading guilty, Long admitted that he used personal and financial information of more than 375,000 victims to steal millions of dollars from checking accounts. Both defendants worked at Multivend, LLC, d/b/a/ Vendstar, based in Deer Park, New York. Ninth Circuit Affirms Conviction in Miracle Cure CaseUnited States v. Louis Daniel SmithPress Release Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering in Connection with International Lottery SchemeUnited States v. Samaiyah ArmisteadPress Release The jury generally is asked to determine whether the defendant is responsible for harming the plaintiff in some way, and then to determine the amount of damages that the defendant will be required to pay. Weir continued to distribute QLasers even after being enjoined by a federal court in January 2015. On December 20, 2018, Zhang Xiao Dong (aka Mark Zhang), a Chinese citizen, was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment in connection with a fraud and smuggling scheme to sell mislabeled dietary supplements containing hidden synthetic stimulants. The defendants portrayed the companies as law firms and attorney-based companies that would negotiate favorable credit card settlements on behalf of consumers. ); 2:12-CV-2264 (D.N.J. According to the indictment, PacNet served as the middleman between banks and the fraudulent mailers – aggregating the checks, cash, and credit card payments collected by its clients, depositing the payments into PacNet-controlled bank accounts, and then distributing the funds as directed by the clients. The indictment alleges that Adrianzen partnered with several Peruvian call centers that contacted Spanish-speaking consumers in the U.S., many of whom were elderly and vulnerable. He purchased high-mileage vehicles, then caused the vehicles’ odometers to be altered to reflect fraudulent, low-mileage readings. The other two defendants are presently in the Republic of Colombia, and their time to answer the Complaint for Permanent Injunction had not yet expired. The court sentenced Bearden to five months’ imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release, the first five months of which will be home detention. 5. Montana Man Pleads Guilty for Designing Fraudulent Solicitations as Part of Large-Scale International Mass-Mailing Fraud Scheme United States v. Thomas Ressler ConAgra Pleads Guilty to Shipping Contaminated Peanut Butter; Agrees to Pay Record Criminal FineUnited States v. ConAgra Grocery Products, LLC Press ReleaseDocket Number: 1:15-CR-0024-WLS-TQL (M.D. Cal.). body of law that relates to crime and includes conduct perceived as harmful Docket Number: 2:16-cr-71 (D. Nev.). A company without a food facility registration cannot distribute any food products. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 64 patients in nine states died. Type: Civil Rights › Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. As a result, litigants often agree to a “settlement.” Absent a settlement,  the court will schedule a trial. Okla.). A Bankruptcy Judge? On January 12, 2017, Baxter Healthcare Corporation (Baxter) agreed to pay $18.158 million to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from its failure to follow current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) when manufacturing sterile drug products. Defendant’s Appeal Dismissed in “QLaser” Medical Device Scam United States v. Robert “Larry” Lytle et al. Victims never received any lottery winnings. This site is maintained by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on behalf of the Federal Judiciary. On February 12, 2020, Angel Armando Adrianzen pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of child pornography. Blue Bell agreed to plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts of distributing adulterated ice cream products and pay a criminal fine and forfeiture amount totaling $17.25 million. From 2006 to 2010, Akinyoyenu owned and operated an internet pharmacy called Apex Online Pharmacy. Docket Number: 2:18-CR-0046 (E.D.N.Y.). A court reporter keeps a record of the trial proceedings, and a deputy clerk of court keeps a record of each person who testifies and any documents, photographs, or other items introduced into evidence. Chlorine dioxide, most commonly used as an industrial bleach, is a severe respiratory and eye irritant that can cause nausea, diarrhea and dehydration. On August 20, 2018, the United States filed a civil complaint for permanent injunction against Foo Yuan Food Products Company, Inc., its owner and president Hsing Chang, and its secretary Susan Chang. Once entered by the court, the consent decree will require Acino to cease all manufacture and distribution of the unapproved and misbranded suppositories, and to destroy any such suppositories already in existence. Cal.). Goodman served a prison term of 49 months. Nevada Woman Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million-Dollar Prize Notification Scam Affecting Elderly Victims United States v. Burrow Xu, a Chinese national, was the principal at a Chinese company that regularly supplied ingredients to American dietary supplement makers. These contaminated syringes infected patients in California, Texas, New York and Nebraska. );2:16-CV-12655 (E.D. Current civil law codes developed around that Justinian tradition of codifying laws as opposed to legal rulings. The defendants manufacture and distribute several varieties of Italian cheeses such as ricotta, provolone, mozzarella, and primo sale. Common law dates to early English monarchy when courts began collecting and publishing legal decisions. In addition to the company’s guilty plea, Roos, and its principals, Ana A. Roos and Virginia Mejia, agreed to a consent decree of permanent injunction. Cantrell initiated voluntary recalls of drug products in 2016 and 2017 due to a lack of sterility assurance. Court Enters Preliminary Injunction in Case Involving Silver Products Touted as a COVID-19 Treatment, United States v. Xephyr LLC, et al. District Court Adopts Consent Order on Implementation Details for Tobacco Corrective StatementUnited States v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., et al.Press ReleaseDocket Number: 1:99-CV-2496 (D.D.C.). The district court ordered Spectrum to pay $1.9 million in civil penalties, maintain adequate systems and controls to prevent future violations, and retain an outside consultant to evaluate its compliance program. Before B. Braun’s quality department approved either of AM2PAT’s changes, B. Braun began selling syringes manufactured in AM2PAT’s new facility. The resolution also includes a civil settlement with the federal government, including a payment of approximately $2.158 million, to resolve allegations that Baxter submitted false claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs in violation of the False Claims Act. Victims who send payments receive no prize. Docket Number: 19-CR-0282 (D. Smith created phony “water purification” and “wastewater treatment” businesses in order to obtain sodium chlorite and ship his MMS without being detected by the FDA or U.S. Customs and Border Protection. These new compliance measures include privacy reviews for all new or modified Facebook products, a new Independent Privacy Committee on Facebook’s Board of Directors, and annual compliance certifications by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In addition, the company produced fish products under insanitary conditions based on its failure to comply with Current Good Manufacturing Practices. Further, because they are prescription drugs, their labels by definition cannot bear adequate directions for use by a layperson. The fine, the largest ever in a food safety case, is part of a deferred prosecution agreement that will allow Chipotle to avoid conviction if it complies with an improved food safety program. The complaints were filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio and the Consumer Protection Branch. Shaw also was ordered to pay $128,440 in restitution. The callers falsely threatened victims with court proceedings, negative marks on their credit reports, imprisonment, or immigration consequences if they did not immediately pay for the purportedly deliveries and “settlement fees.”  Many victims provided payments as a result of these baseless threats. Consent Decree Entered Against Three Dietary Supplement ManufacturersUnited States v. Atrium Inc., et al.Press ReleaseDocket Number: 1:15-CV-0927 (E. D. Wis.). United States v. Hidalgo et al. Robinson pleaded guilty in February 2017 to one count of conspiracy to commit odometer tampering and securities fraud. Three other individuals – Patti Kern, Edgar Del Rio, and Sean O’Connor – pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud in 2019. In order to gain the trust of the victim and induce him to continue to make payments, Allen traveled from Jamaica to the United States and falsely portrayed herself to the victim as an FBI agent, provided him with a cellphone, and directed him to speak with the person on the line, who was her co-conspirator in Jamaica. In a complaint filed on September 20, the United States alleged that Parrish violated the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by causing ready-to-eat caviar to become adulterated by being prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions. The dealers, in turn, sold them to consumers. Victims were instructed to send small processing fees – typically $20 or $25 – to claim the prizes. Tex.). Sentencing hearings for all of the defendants will be held in Dallas before U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay. 3. Among other violations of federal law, the defendants made claims about many of their products that rendered the products drugs under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. On June 8, 2017, Paul Robinson was sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in an odometer tampering and securities fraud conspiracy. § 1345 against two Scottsdale, Arizona-based voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) carriers, Ecommerce National LLC d/b/a TollFreeDeals.com and SIP Retail d/b/a sipretail.com, and their owner/operators Nicholas and Natasha Palumbo. On May 14, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald A. On June 25, 2018, Michael Rossi was sentenced to 63 months in prison plus three years of supervised release in connection with a telemarketing scheme that defrauded thousands of victims, many of whom were elderly, out of more than $2.7 million. Press ReleasePress Release The complaint describes the plaintiff’s damages or injury, explains how the defendant caused the harm, shows that the court has jurisdiction, and asks the court to order relief. Blue Bell pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of distributing adulterated ice cream products and has agreed to pay a criminal fine and forfeiture amount totaling $17.25 million according to the terms of a plea agreement. On August 3, 2020, U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams granted the government’s motion for default judgment against two Americans currently located in Colombia who lead the non-religious “Genesis II Church of Health and Healing,” in an FDCA civil enforcement action. On December 19, 2019, Judge Chhabria of the Northern District of California granted the government’s motion for judgment on the pleadings (and denied Plaintiffs’ motion for judgment as a matter of law) as to three claims in a challenge by several environmental and food safety advocacy groups to FDA’s approval of a genetically engineered salmon that will be sold as food, and FDA’s guidance pertaining to such approvals. In addition, S.K. Cal.). Inspections have also revealed defendants’ inability to control pests in the firm’s production facility. With reference to the case study, explain the three elements of defamation. The callers claimed that victims owed thousands of dollars in fines, and threatened victims with supposed court proceedings, negative marks on credit reports, imprisonment, and deportation. The government’s complaint alleges that the pharmacies and pharmacists violated the Controlled Substances Act ("CSA") by filling numerous prescriptions for controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice and in violation of the pharmacists’ corresponding responsibility to ensure that prescriptions were written for a legitimate medical purpose. From 2005 to 2012, the websites operated by Ul Haq and his co-defendant Tahir Saeed illegally sold $2 million worth of prescription drugs, including anabolic steroids and other controlled substances, to customers worldwide, including nearly $780,000 in sales to United States purchasers. On August 2, 2018, Karen Turner was sentenced to nine months in prison for wire fraud and money laundering in connection with two fraudulent pharmacies that Turner used to divert prescription drugs into the gray market. A federal civil case involves a legal dispute between two or more parties. NECC was the source of contaminated drugs that spawned the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, the largest public health crisis ever caused by a pharmaceutical product. Docket Number: 3:18-CV-331 (N.D.N.Y.). On January 22, 2020, two Mississippi men were sentenced on charges stemming from their participation in a conspiracy to roll back odometers on used vehicles. In pleading guilty, Ryan admitted that from 2007 through 2010, he unlawfully authorized more than 158,000 drug orders placed by customers using websites to purchase prescription drugs, including Fioricet, a drug that contains butalbital, a controlled substance. Between 2012 and 2016, Ressler designed fraudulent sweepstakes and prize notification solicitations sent by co-conspirators to victims in the United States and other countries. Docket Numbers: 1:14-cr-75 & 1:12-cr-489. United States v. All Articles of Other-Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel...;United States v. Pharmaceutical Innovations, Inc. Press ReleaseDocket Number: 2:14-CV-6139 (D.N.J. Docket Number: 2:20-cv-279 (D. Utah). According to the information, Bencosme and her co-conspirators—including Bencosme’s medical practice receptionist, Maytee Lledo, and two UM Research study coordinators, Jessica Palacio and Lisett Raventos—fabricated the clinical trial by falsely representing in medical charts and other sources that subjects were participating in the trial when, in fact, they were not participating or taking the study medication as required. Smith sold a product called “Miracle Mineral Supplement,” or MMS, over the Internet. On June 5, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois ordered Dish Network, LLC to pay $280 million in civil penalties and damages to the United States and the states of California, Illinois, North Carolina, and Ohio in connection with more than 100 million illegal telemarketing calls. Mich.). Marks also arranged for other U-Turn sales representatives to serve as phony references during his attempted sales, and Marks served as a phony reference for other sales representatives. The indictment alleges that over a five-year period, members of the conspiracy exploited personal identifiers of military members to steal millions of dollars. Shaw pleaded guilty on March 22 to one count of mail fraud in connection with his role in the scheme. Tex.). The person who sues is called the plaintiff. Many victims received nothing; others received only a cheap piece of jewelry or a report listing unrelated sweepstakes. ), Docket Number: 3:12-CR-922 (D.P.R. La. Podesta and Polo admitted that they managed and supervised call centers for the scheme. Mont.). At the same time, the court sentenced the principals of Quality Egg, Austin “Jack” DeCoster and Peter DeCoster, each to pay a $100,000 fine and to serve three months in prison followed by a year of supervised release. Docket Number: 1:20-cr-20190 (S.D. On August 4, 2017, the district court entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions, LLC and company principals William O. Richardson, Rachael S. Cruz and Jeffery D. Brown. The named defendants include direct mailers, printers, a cager, and a data manager who created and maintained lead lists. One co-defendant in the scheme was sentenced in March, and a third defendant is set to be sentenced in July. Trial for the remaining defendants is scheduled to begin June 13, 2017. District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Federal Trade Commission Impersonators in Sweepstakes Scheme, United States v. John Doe 1, et al. On June 1, 2020, U.S. District Judge David Counts issued a temporary restraining order under the anti-fraud injunction statute (18 U.S.C. Day and Davis were part-owners and the top managers of PacNet Services Ltd. (PacNet), a payment processing company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In granting this motion, Judge Chhabria ruled that FDA has authority under the plain language of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to regulate the integration of an rDNA construct into a genetically engineered animal’s genome as a new animal drug. Mill Stream Corporation processed and distributed a variety of refrigerated, vacuum-packed, ready-to-eat, cold and hot smoked fish or fishery products such as smoked salmon, trout, and char. In pleading guilty, Burrow admitted that she and her co-conspirators used fraudulent prize notices to mislead victims into believing that they could claim a large cash prize if they paid a fee of $20 to $30. On August 9, Bryan D’Antonio pled guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud for his role as owner and operator of Rodis Law Group and America’s Law Group, bogus law firms that purported to offer struggling homeowners assistance obtaining loan modifications. California Hand Sanitizer Distributor Ordered to Stop Marketing Unapproved New Drugs, United States v. Innovative Biodefense, et al.Press Release ); 2:14-CV-1156 (D.N.J. On June 24, 2019, Michael Carey Eubank pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Virginia to one count of conspiracy to commit odometer tampering. Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in Odometer Tampering Scheme United States v. Eubank. Civil cases are complex. Laboratories pleaded guilty on February 25 to introduction of misbranded food into interstate commerce, and USPlabs pleaded guilty to conspiracy to introduce misbranded food into interstate commerce on March 5. The court found that the government's actions before the grand jury were neither improper nor misleading, and the court denied Indivior's motion to dismiss the indictment. On October 2, 2014, the United States filed a complaint for a permanent injunction against Pharmaceutical Innovations Inc. and its founder, owner, and chairman, Gilbert Buchalter, for violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). All three defendants previously pled guilty to charges of conspiracy to smuggle imitation, unapproved, and misbranded prescription drugs from China. Docket Number: 1:18-CV-04689-ENV-CLP (E.D.N.Y.). ACell further admitted that it did not notify doctors who already had purchased or used contaminated MicroMatrix about the removal. Complaint for Injunctive Relief and Civil Penalties Filed Against Online Consumer “Background Report” Provider MyLife.com United States v. MyLife.com, Inc. et al.Press Release U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced Oscar M. Baine, 42, to 36 months’ incarceration and ordered him to pay $619,200 in restitution. The company voluntarily terminated production at the plant on Feb. 14, 2007, and recalled all peanut butter manufactured there since January 2004. The fraud investigation resulted in Adrianzen’s conviction in November 2019 for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. District Court Enters Permanent Injunction Against Illinois Caviar Supplier United States v. Mary ParrishPress Release Tex.). Smith sold “Miracle Mineral Supplement” or MMS, which he touted as a cure for cancer, AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, lyme disease, asthma, the common cold, and various other diseases. Docket Number: 1:16-CR-20912 (S.D. In June 2018, Canadian citizens Maria Thanos and Philip Lett pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of New York to charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud for their roles in the operation of the same psychic mail fraud scheme. Downing and its immediate predecessor, NuVision Pharmacy, Inc., adulterated compounded sterile injectable drugs by preparing them under insanitary conditions, and by using methods or controls that did not comply with current good manufacturing practices. Affected customers interested in refunds can contact My Doctor Suggests LLC at (1-866- 660-9868) or refunds@mydoctorsuggests.com. On July 9, 2020, U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams granted the government’s motion for default judgment against the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, along with two of the non-religious entity’s four principals, Jordan Grenon and Jonathan Grenon, who were located in the United States. Mich.). Basnight pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to commit odometer tamping and securities fraud. The verdict was the first ever in an action to enforce the Telemarketing Sales Rule and Do Not Call Registry rule. On May 1, 2020, the United States filed a criminal information and plea agreement resolving charges that Texas-based ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries shipped listeria-contaminated products in 2015. Defendant Shevin Goodman pled guilty in 2008 to conspiracy to commit mail fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. Docket Number: 1:18-CV-5104 (N.D. Ill.). Some of the companies’ products were previously seized in April 2015 by the United States as unapproved and misbranded drugs. A copy of the Court Order is available. As a result of the designated area of legal issues, civil law will cover a wide range of areas, including issues relating to divorce cases, child support proceedings, personal injury suits or child custody matters. The complaint against Michael Tricaso, D.O., was filed August 15; the complaint against Gregory Gerber, M.D., which also alleges numerous False Claims Act violations, was filed on August 17. The court also found that defendants had distributed adulterated tuna salad sandwiches due to their failure to implement a plan pursuant to the agency’s Seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (“HAACP”) regulations. Several FDA inspections since 2003 have revealed numerous cGMP violations including the defendants’ failure to maintain equipment used to produce food in a sanitary manner, and to prevent insanitary employee practices. Civil Court Cases When you sue someone for damages, such as in an assault or defamation suit, you are engaging in a civil court action. The injunction requires the defendants to implement certain remedial measures and obtain written approval from the FDA before resuming any manufacture of drugs or dietary supplements. On November 19, 2018, the district court entered a temporary restraining order against 15 defendants alleged to have been involved in mailing fraudulent solicitations related to three prize promotion schemes. Cal. 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