US prosecutors drop FedEx drug case

A US criminal trial nearly two years in the making alleging FedEx knowingly delivered illegal prescription drugs to dealers and addicts has ended suddenly when prosecutors moved to dismiss all charges against the shipping giant.

US District Court Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco granted the request in a two-page order that did not indicate why prosecutors were dropping the case.

FedEx was indicted in 2014, and the trial began last