Phoenix Man Sentenced to 50 Months for Cross-Country Drug Conspiracy

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Last week, Brandon (Brandi) Greenberg, 30, of Phoenix, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to 50 months in prison, followed by 48 months of supervised release. Greenberg previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy and distribution of methamphetamine. 

Over a nine-month period in 2018 and 2019, Greenberg mailed 30 parcels of methamphetamine ranging from less than half a pound to roughly six pounds, from Arizona to Massachusetts through the U.S. Postal Service. Most of the methamphetamine originated in Phoenix, and was then distributed by Greenberg’s co-conspirators in the greater Boston metropolitan area. Western Union and U.S. Postal Service records established payments sent from co-conspirators in Massachusetts to Greenberg in Arizona. During the execution of a search warrant at Greenberg’s residence in Phoenix in August 2019, investigators seized an additional 486 grams of methamphetamine.

Several other individuals who participated in the conspiracy have pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing in Massachusetts.

This case is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) operation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level criminal organizations that threaten the United States using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach. Additional information about the OCDETF Program can be found at https://www.justice.gov/OCDETF.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, and Homeland Security Investigations conducted the investigation in this case. Assistance was provided by the Massachusetts State Police, the Boston (Massachusetts) Police Department, the Peoria (Arizona) Police Department, the Middlesex County (Massachusetts) District Attorney’s Office, the Suffolk County (Massachusetts) District Attorney’s Office, and the Arlington (Massachusetts) Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Arnold, District of Massachusetts and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacqueline Schesnol, District of Arizona, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR21-288-JJT

RELEASE NUMBER:    2021-077_Greenberg

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