Newark doctor charged in connection with ‘Silk Road’ web drug case


Silk_Road_Marketplace_Item_ScreenA Newark doctor has been charged with illegal distribution of controlled substances in the “Silk Road”  Internet drug case.

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Florida identified the woman charged as Dr. Olivia Bolles,  also known as  “MDPro,” 32.

She is listed as an OB/GYN physician.

If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.

Bolles was arrested at her Delaware residence Thursday. She made l make an initial appearance in U.S. Federal Court in Delaware.

According to the criminal complaint, between March 2013 and October 2, 2013, Bolles, a licensed medical doctor in Delaware, operated as the vendor “MDPro” on the underground website known as Silk Road, an Internet marketplace.

Silk Road operated as an online marketplace designed to enable its users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal goods and services.

Between June 13, 2013, and August 20, 2013, DEA purchased Oxycodone, Diazepam, Xanax, Adderall, Hash Oil, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and Vyvanse from “MDPro,” on the Silk Road website.

The investigation determined that Bolles shipped the controlled substances, purchased from “MDPro,” from Delaware to Central Florida.

The investigation also found that Bolles used her personal bank accounts to purchase items which were used to further her drug dealing business, including packaging and laboratory materials.

More than 600 sales of controlled substances are alleged to have been mailed, by Bolles, to individuals in more than 17 different countries, the complaint indicates.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration Orlando and Wilmington, office.

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