Portsmouth man pleads guilty to selling unapproved cancer remedies

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) – A Portsmouth man accused of selling millions of dollars in unapproved cancer remedies has pleaded guilty.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, James Feijo, the owner of “Daniel Chapter One” admitted to distributing products not approved by the FDA.

Feijo also admitted that he failed to pay more than $218,000 in employment taxes.

The Target 12 Investigators discovered the indictment was the a link to a 7-year legal battle between the Feijos and the federal government.

Both Feijo and his wife Patricia were indicted last year and originally plead not guilty to the charges. Her case is still pending.

Feijo is scheduled to be sentenced in January.

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