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.
St. Louis County dentist sentenced to 18 months after issuing illegal prescriptions for opioid narcotic drugs
ST. LOUIS – Bradley A. Seyer, D.D.S., 53, of Florissant, Missouri, was sentenced today to 18 months of imprisonment and a $50,000 fine. Previously, on June 26, 2019, Dr. Seyer pleaded guilty to two felony charges of making false statements to Medicare and illegally issuing prescriptions for narcotic opioid drugs, including Hydrocodone, without a legitimate medical purpose.
Pain management doctor pleads guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and health care fraud
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan announced today that Dr.
SAN ANTONIO - In Del Rio, a federal grand jury added two new charges of distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death to an existing 20-count indictment returned in May against Dr. Alfonso Luevano, announced DEA Houston Division Special Agent in Charge Will Glaspy, U.S.
Five defendants, including two medical doctors, charged as part of Northeast Regional Health Care Fraud Takedown
BROOKLYN, NY - Four individuals, including two doctors, a pharmacist who had previously lost his license and been excluded from participating in the Medicaid and Medicare programs and a pharmacy owner have been charged for their participation in schemes in which the Medicare and Medicaid programs were fraudulently billed more than $17 million.
ALBANY, N.Y. –Scott McMahon, age 50, of Clifton Park, New York, was arrested today and charged with distributing controlled substances outside the course of professional practice and for no legitimate medical purpose.
NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson, Prosecutor of Ocean County Bradley D. Billhimer, and Jackson Township Chief of Police Matthew Kunz announced a nurse was charged with several drug and weapons charges in Jackson, New Jersey.
Pharmaceutical distributor and executives, pharmacists charged with unlawfully distributing painkillers
CINCINNATI – A federal grand jury has charged a pharmaceutical distributor, two of its former officials and two pharmacists with conspiring to distribute controlled substances in an indictment returned here yesterday.
Four individuals have been charged, including Miami-Luken’s former president and compliance officer and two West Virginia pharmacists.
Those charged include:
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, a Montgomery, Alabama nurse practitioner, Lilian Ifeoma Akwuba, 40, received a 10-year sentence for her part in helping run two separate “pill mill” operations in Montgomery over a four-year period, announced Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay Morris with the Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Attorney Louis V.