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Md. man pleads guilty to selling fake Viagra on Craigslist

A 34-year-old La Plata man pleaded guilty Friday to peddling phony Viagra on Craigslist, after the four-month scheme was discovered by an undercover investigator working for pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Corp. Dwayne Alan Skiles faces up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing, scheduled for Dec. 20, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office said. His 28-year-old co-defendant, Sarah Ann Basley Knott, of Waldorf, was sentenced to two years probation in August. She marketed the counterfeit "little blue pills," which were masked as the erectile-dysfunction treatment Viagra, and handled their shipping, court records show. Skiles, meanwhile, collected the...