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  • Feds: 2 NYC pharmacies source of black-market painkillers 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 4:48 pm

    NEW YORK - Two mom-and-pop pharmacies in residential neighborhoods were fronts for a scheme that flooded the black market for highly addictive prescription painkillers with 500,000 pills, giving a couple who owned the businesses an illicit windfall that bought them a $2 million home, federal prosecutors said Thursday.