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Second Atlanta-Area Business Faces Criminal Charges Linked To Steroid-Spiked Supplements

CCB Nutrition Owner Pleads Guilty; Charges Pending Against Hi-Tech CEO Wheat

Executive Summary

CCB Nutrition owner pleads guilty in federal court to selling an unapproved new drug with the intent to defraud and mislead the FDA and consumers. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals CEO still faces criminal charges after Supreme Court refused his appeal after trial and appellate court rejected motion to dismiss an indictment alleging he distributed steroid-spiked supplements and falsified compliance documents.

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