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New York resident found guilty of smuggling illegal drugs from India

Millions of Tramadol pills were delivered during the alleged conspiracy, with Kamaldoss and his employees often buying hundreds of thousands of pills at once

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Ezhil Sezhian Kamaldoss, a resident of New York, was found guilty on Monday by a federal grand jury of money laundering and importing illegal controlled drugs from India. A local of Queens, he might have to spend as much as 50 years in jail.

Federal prosecutors allege that between May 2018 and August 2019, Kamaldoss partnered up with other individuals in a transnational drug trafficking conspiracy that involved the importation of fake prescription medications, such as the synthetic opioid Tramadol, into the US from India.

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