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I just got a phone message from a DEA agent asking me to call him. Could it be for ordering meds online 5 yrs ago?

Berkeley, CA |

The website had a health questionnaire that was supposed to be submitted to a MD. I think it was even called legal online prescriptions.

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You should probably have an attorney give the DEA a call to see what he wants. I would not make any statements to the DEA or any police agency, especially since you don't know what this is about.

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I agree with my colleague. You should have a lawyer. If he is calling about the meds., they may be only interested in you as a witness against the supplier, but you want an attorney to find out what is going on and whether you are a target of an investigation before you agree to answer any questions.


I agree, the first call you should make is to an attorney licensed in your state. It is always a better idea to speak with an experienced attorney, licensed in your state, before you make any statements to a government agency.

Jason D. Stone
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I would be very careful dealing with the DEA on your own. You need to retain legal counsel to represent you and have your attorney contact the DEA.

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I agree with the attorneys that you should not be the one placing the call to the DEA, especially if you concerned about getting in trouble for buying meds without a valid prescription. However, the DEA is generally not interested in arresting and prosecuting the occasional consumer. They're focus is on targeting rogue online pharmacies.

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