DALLAS - A Dallas doctor has pleaded guilty to a felony for prescription drug diversion crimes perpetrated on elderly victims, announced Eduardo A. Chavez, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Dallas Field Division and U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox.
Former Jacksonville healthcare worker sentenced to five years in federal prison for opioid distribution conspiracy
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Rhiannon Rader (34, St. Marys, Georgia) was sentenced to five years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, hydrocodone, and alprazolam (Xanax). Rader had pleaded guilty on October 29, 2019.
TAMPA, Fla. - Hong Truong (54, Dunedin) has pleaded guilty to the unlawful distribution of oxycodone outside the scope of professional practice. Truong faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.
SAVANNAH, GA: A Savannah-area pharmacy and its pharmacist have agreed to settle federal claims that they unlawfully dispensed controlled substances pursuant to prescriptions by a notorious pill-mill doctor.
Wisconsin physician agrees to pay penalties to resolve allegations of prescribing opioids illegally and violating False Claims Act
MILWAUKEE - DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Paul E. Maxwell and United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Dr.
MADISON, WIS. – Assistant Special Agent in Charge Paul E. Maxwell and Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Christopher Kania, 40, Portage, Wisconsin, pled guilty on Thursday, March 12, in U.S. District Court in Madison to obtaining oxycodone by use of misrepresentation, fraud, and deception.
Catskill physician receives 54 months in prison for distribution of opioids, health care fraud, aggravated identify theft, and obstruction of justice
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal grand jury indicted Timothy Mulligan for the unlawful distribution of opioids, including fentanyl, outside the scope of professional practice and health care fraud, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Daniel C. Comeaux.
ST. LOUIS – Eleven individuals were indicted today by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to distribute controlled medications, such as oxycodone, without a legitimate medical purpose, obtaining controlled medication by deceit and subterfuge, paying and receiving illegal kickbacks for referrals to lab for urine tests of the patients, and submitting false claims to Medicare and other health insurers.
Georgia pharmacy, pharmacist accused in civil suit of unlawfully dispensing thousands of opioids and other controlled substances
BRUNSWICK, Ga. – A South Georgia pharmacy and its pharmacist are accused in a newly filed federal civil complaint with dispensing thousands of highly addictive controlled substances in violation of the Controlled Substances Act.