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A man was arrested, charged and convicted of fraud after selling fake urine on the Internet to help people pass drug tests, prosecutors in Ohio said.
61-year-old David Neal of Middletown, sold fake urine and other products designed to help people pass drug test in the workplace.
Neal pleaded guilty on Monday, to conspiracy to defraud the United States and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce.
He faces up to six years in prison. Neal sold his illegal products on the Internet through his company ACS Herbal Tea. Some of the illegal products included "Magnum Unisex Synthetic Urine" and "Urine Luck."
The products were used to cheat test taken by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
These tests are used by the Department of Transportation to monitor airline pilots, truck drivers and train engineers as well as some federal employees, including FBI agents.
Undercover agents bought some of the products as part of the investigation of Neal. Neal could also face a fine of up to $350,000 and probation.