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Adam Jasinski, "Big Brother 9" Winner, Used $500,000 Prize to Fund Oxycodone Scheme, Say Feds

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Photo: Adam Jasinski.

BOSTON (CBS/AP) "Big Brother" winner Adam Jasinksi mastered the art of being trapped in a fully stocked television party house, but he may have to learn some new social skills if he gets locked in the big house for an alleged drug selling scheme.

Authorities say Jasinski, winner of reality TV show "Big Brother 9," has confessed to using his $500,000 prize to buy thousands of oxycodone pills and resell them.

Jasinski, of Delray Beach, Florida, has been charged with attempting to sell 2,000 pills in Massachusetts to a government witness.

Federal prosecutors said Jasinski was arrested Saturday after he flew to Boston and showed the witness two plastic bags filled with oxycodone pills.

Oxycodone is a narcotic painkiller that some use to get a heroin-like high.

The 31-year-old Jasinski won $500,000 last year on the CBS reality show.

Authorities say Jasinski told a federal drug enforcement agent that he has been using his winnings to buy thousands of oxycodone pills and has been reselling them along the East Coast for the past several months.

  • Edecio Martinez

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