Feds: RI couple sold unapproved cancer remedies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Rhode Island say a Portsmouth business, its owner and his wife have been charged with selling more than $2 million dollars of unapproved health products as cancer remedies.

Prosecutors said Wednesday an indictment accuses James Feijo, Patricia Feijo and the Daniel Chapter One company of using websites and their radio show to market the products, not recognized as safe and effective to cure, treat or prevent cancer by the Food and Drug Administration or qualified experts. The website says it's a health and healing ministry.

James Feijo also is accused of improperly treating the company's workers as contract employees and failing to pay employment taxes. He's also accused of failing to file his individual income taxes for at least two years.

Messages were left Wednesday for the couple's attorneys and the business.

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