A Middletown man is facing prison time for selling fake urine that could be used by people to help them pass workplace drug tests.
David Neal, 61, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania to conspiracy to impede, impair, defeat and obstruct lawful governmental functions and introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce, according to court documents. Neal faces up to six years in prison and is scheduled to be sentenced May 13.
Federal prosecutors say Neal sold illegal substances online, including “Magnum Unisex Synthetic Urine,” “Toxin Wash Shampoo,” and “URINE LUCK.”
“All of these products were advertised as and intended to be products designed to conceal the presence of controlled substances in the human body,” U.S. Attorney David Hickton wrote in court documents.
Hickton said some of the items were “guaranteed to beat” any drug tests, including those developed for military, pilots and public servants.
Prosecutors also say Neal misbranded and mispackaged some of the drugs he sold.
Neal’s attorney didn’t immediately return phone calls from this newspaper Tuesday.