Used to smuggle drugs
They trafficked drugs, including generic erectile dysfunction drugs, and schedule two controlled substances, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone and tapentadol, and schedule four controlled substances, such as tramadol. Kumar marketed the drugs directly to customers in the US through advertisements and calls to potential customers from call centers in India. As part of the conspiracy, he personally directed and managed shipments of drugs from drug suppliers in Singapore and India to Massachusetts and other US states.
earned $3.5 million
Kumar made more than $3.5 million from the drug trade and shipped millions of illegal and unapproved pills to individuals in the United States who did not have prescriptions. Following his arrest, Kumar denied his involvement in the sale of controlled substances in February 2020. In October 2022, he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to import misbranded drugs and controlled substances.