Officials: 10 Arrested in Interstate Drug Trafficking Ring

The U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday a three-year investigation into the alleged operation led to the arrests

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Federal authorities say 10 men have been arrested for their alleged involvement in an interstate opioid trafficking ring in Massachusetts, Maine and Florida.

The U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday a three-year investigation into the alleged operation led to the arrests.

The men face charges including conspiracy to distributed and possess heroin, fentanyl and oxycodone and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

Prosecutors say that beginning in 2014, the men transported large quantities of opioids from Florida to Massachusetts and Maine to be distributed. They say profits from the sale of the drugs were transferred back to Florida to be laundered.

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