Plea Deal Struck in Susquehanna County “Spice” Case


SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The president of tobacco shops in Susquehanna County pleaded guilty to money laundering.

Sarabjit Singh entered into a plea agreement in Federal Court Monday in Scranton.

From 2011 to 2013 he sold synthetic marijuana known as “spice” out of “Global Tobacco Outlet” in Gibson Township.

Through a federal investigation the government seized $480,000.

As part of his plea agreement, the “Hallstead Tobacco Junction Inc.” will have to forfeit the money.

The company could also face a $500,000 fine.

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