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Big Brother Drug Ring Uncovered

And one member beat up fiancée, too!
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2010 8:10 AM CDT
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Adam Jasinski is the winner of the 'Big Brother Season 9 Live Finale' at CBS Studio Center on April 27, 2008 in Studio City, California.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Two former Big Brother contestants parlayed their reality show alliance into a real-life drug ring, and now they’re paying the price. Adam Jasinski, who won season nine, allegedly used his $500,000 prize to get into the oxycodone game, and was arrested in October. Yesterday, his former housemate and ally Matthew McDonald was also indicted for allegedly participating in the ring, TMZ reports.

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It’s just not a good month for McDonald: He was also charged April 18 with assaulting his pregnant fiancée, then arrested again two days later for allegedly threatening her and her family in an attempt to get them to drop the charges, the New York Daily News reports. Cops say McDonald, 26, punched, kicked, dragged, and attempted to strangle his fiancée after she received a text message from a man—and said, "I hope the baby dies and hope u have a miscarriage," according to a police report. Apparently he speaks in abbreviations...
(Read more Matthew McDonald stories.)

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