Former Fresno IRS Clerk Indicted for Selling Morphine
Margarita Aispuro-Camacho, 46, of Fresno, was arrested Wednesday after a federal grand jury indicted her for illegally selling morphine.
According to court documents, Aispuro-Camacho sold the morphine in May 2020. At the time of the sale, she worked as a clerk for the Internal Revenue Service.
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Morphine is a non-synthetic narcotic with a high potential for abuse and is derived from opium. It is legally administered by healthcare providers for the treatment of pain.
Morphine is a Schedule II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act.
The case follows an investigation by the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Barton is prosecuting the case.