FedEx Beats U.S. Case Over Illegal Online Drug Shipments

  • Trial cut short over insufficient proof of wrongdoing
  • U.S. drops charges carrying potential $1.6 billion in fines

Charges that FedEx Corp. intentionally shipped illegal online prescriptions were thrown out at the request of federal prosecutors, ending a trial and killing conspiracy and money laundering counts that carried as much as $1.6 billion in fines.

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