According to the US Department of Justice, this trafficking has resulted in 15 overdoses in the United States, four of which proved fatal.
A Montrealer faces life in prison in the United States after pleading guilty to a charge of exporting fentanyl to that country from his cell in Canada.
The US Department of Justice claims that fentanyl trafficking organized by Jason Joey Berry resulted in 15 overdoses in the United States, including 4 se s proved fatal.
The 39-year-old man pleaded guilty last Friday to a charge of conspiracy to import and distribute fentanyl in the United States. States, a crime that US officials say resulted in serious bodily injury and even death.
US authorities say Jason Joey Berry, with the complicity of; a fellow prisoner, organized from a Canadian prison the distribution of fentanyl and similar products from Canada and China to the United States.
He was formally arrested by Canadian authorities in 2019 and extradited to North Dakota in 2021. He is due to be sentenced on January 17, 2023; the mandatory minimum sentence is life in prison.