Atty Indicted For Transporting Pot On Private Jet, Feds Say
Law360 (June 19, 2020, 4:34 PM EDT) — A grand jury has indicted an attorney licensed in New Jersey and New York for allegedly scheming to transport hundreds of pounds of marijuana and hash oil across the country on his private jet, federal prosecutors have announced.
The five-count indictment against 33-year-old Manish Patel follows the government’s criminal complaint brought in California federal court last August.
Patel faces charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana and THC and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday. The indictment was not publicly available as of Friday afternoon.
Prosecutors accuse Patel of conspiring to use his Learjet to…