Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (right) speaks as Acting DEA Administrator Robert Patterson listens during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Tuesday to announce the indictment of two Chinese nationals and their North American based traffickers and distributors for separate conspiracies to distribute large quantities of fentanyl . Photo: AFP.S. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

Two Chinese nationals ‘made tonnes of fentanyl, sold it by mail in Canada and US’, indictment alleges

Yan Xiaobang and Zhang Jian are said by US prosecutors to have run one of the world’s most prolific drug-running operations - but without an extradition treaty, the China-based pair may never face justice alongside their Canadian and US co-accused

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Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (right) speaks as Acting DEA Administrator Robert Patterson listens during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Tuesday to announce the indictment of two Chinese nationals and their North American based traffickers and distributors for separate conspiracies to distribute large quantities of fentanyl . Photo: AFP.S. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
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