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.READ MORE: Living Large: 1000 Museum Boasts Penthouse With South Florida's Only Helipad
He will be sentenced on January 26th.READ MORE: 'To Police Well, You Have To Be Well Yourself:' Program Addresses Officer Mental Health
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.MORE NEWS: Police: Glades Middle School Teacher Arrested After Pursuing Romantic Relationship With Former Student
Five doctors earlier pleaded guilty to charges in the case.