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Pharmacist Tran's second trial begins in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The second federal trial of Biloxi pharmacist Nick Tran is underway in Gulfport. Tran is accused of illegally filling prescriptions for narcotics as part of a so-called "pill mill" operation that also involved two doctors.

During his first trial in March, the jury found him not guilty on 49 counts and was deadlocked on the remaining charges. Prosecutors are now seeking to prove a 24 count indictment against Tran.

A jury was chosen Tuesday morning and testimony began in the afternoon at the federal courthouse in Gulfport.

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