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Sacramento man pleads guilty to K2 conspiracy in Callaway County

By pleading guilty today in federal court, Michael James Butler, 40, of Sacramento, Calif., admitted that he participated in a mail fraud conspiracy from Dec. 18, 2012, to July 16, 2015, and participated in a money-laundering conspiracy during the same time frame. The conspiracies were related to the distribution of synthetic cannabinoids.

The drug trafficking totaled to $6,656,843, and Butler said that he directly contributed $753,688 of that total.

Butler managed a co-conspirator’s company that was used to send FedEx packages containing synthetic cannabinoids to wholesale customers at various locations in the United States.

Butler must forfeit a money judgment of $753,688 to the government.

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