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Man Gets 20 Years For Selling Synthetic Drugs

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A Minnesota man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his part in an online business that led to two deaths and five hospitalizations.

Casey Rosen, 24, was charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute drugs that resulted in serious injury or death.

Police report Rosen was involved in an online business called Motion Resources, which imports illegal psychedelic hallucinogens from several countries and sells them throughout the U.S.

His partner, Andrew Spofford, distributed them throughout the Grand Forks area. Spofford is currently serving 17 and one half years for his part in the what investigators called "Operation Stolen Youth." Aside from Spofford and Rosen, 13 others that were involved in the business are awaiting sentencing. 

Rosen was also ordered to pay $100,000 in damages in addition to his other fines and will serve five years of supervision upon his release.

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