By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami man who owned a cash-only pain management clinic pleaded guilty this week in a case involving the illegal distribution of opioids.

According to U.S. Attorney’s Office, Habib Geagea Palacios, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and one count of distributing a controlled substance.

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He will be sentenced on January 26th.

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Palacios owned General Care Center, Inc., and paid doctors to distribute opioids. The operation resulted in the illegal distribution of more than 2 million tablets of oxycodone and produced more than $3 million in cash, according to the U.S Attorney’s Office.

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Five doctors earlier pleaded guilty to charges in the case.

CBSMiami.com Team