A Canadian man is facing a maximum of 20 years behind bars and a possible fine of up to one-million dollars U-S for trying to export fentanyl products and other synthetic drugs.
Karl Morrison, a 59-year-old from Kitchener, Ontario pleaded guilty to attempting to export the drugs from China into the US. Morrison’s wife, Sorina Morrison, also pleaded guilty to failing to report the crime to law enforcement and could face up to three years in prison and a maximum fine of $250 thousand dollars US.
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Fentanyl is an opioid-based pain killer roughly 100 times stronger than morphine, which can be fatal even in tiny doses.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says the couple crossed into the U.S. and collected four packages. The initial criminal complaint against the Morrisons filed to the court says they crossed stating that they intended to go shopping …