Carlos M. Aquino

Founder, PharmaDiversion, LLC

Carlos M. Aquino brings 36 years of experience of handling illicit and pharmaceutical controlled substances and regulated chemicals. His testimonial ability, both in federal and state courts, is proof of his investigative experience and skills. Carlos has 12 years of experience working for Philadelphia DEA Diversion Group, which is responsible for initiating prosecutions of those DEA registrants who violate the federal Controlled Substances Act or DEA regulations pertaining to handling these substances. This has included eight years as a Diversion Investigator and four years as a Group Supervisor. During his time at the DEA, he performed numerous regulatory inspections of manufacturers, distributors, importers/exporters, physicians, researchers, and pharmacies in order to determine their compliance with the federal laws and DEA regulations pertaining to controlled substances in Schedules II through V and regulated chemicals.

In addition to the above, Carlos has over 20 years of experience working for various law enforcement agencies including the Philadelphia Police. Carlos has a BA in Criminal Justice and has taught numerous courses during his time at the DEA.

He is skilled in interpreting the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), assisting the pharmaceutical industry with compliance, and preparing and submitting Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Forms 41, 104, 106, 222, 236, 486.



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How to Survive a DEA Audit

This training entitled "How to Survive a DEA Audit" will cover all the record-keeping and security requirements that a DEA registrant must comply with when handling controlled substances and regulated chemicals. It covers all elements of what occurs during an unannounced DEA Diversion inspection and the auditing of all controlled substances and regulated chemicals. As a firm handling these products, you will get a better understanding of what is required from a DEA registered manufacturer or distributor.

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"Know Your Customer" - The DEA Due Diligence

This training will cover several recommendations to improve Due Diligence when distributing Schedules II through V controlled substances and regulated chemicals to your customers and what steps can be taken to prevent the illicit use or diversion of any product sold to a customer. As a firm handling these products, you will get a better understanding of what is required from a DEA registered Manufacturer or Distributor when a customer’s order becomes an order of interest or identified as a suspicious order.

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Controlled Substances and the Hospital Pharmacy

This webinar will cover several recommendations to improve the hospital's Due Diligence when dispensing Schedules II through V controlled substances in a hospital setting and what steps that can be taken to detect and prevent the illicit use or diversion of any controlled substance.

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How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: "DEA and Your Prescription"

Today the media has placed a great emphasis on practitioners and the prescribing of controlled substances. In some cases, the practitioner has been targeted and labeled as a "Pill Mill" or a "Drug Dealers" by the public stories.