Prescription Drugs

February 13, 2020

Three doctors indicted for conspiring to distribute oxycodone

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.

February 5, 2020

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. 

August 13, 2019

New Jersey nurse charged with drug and weapons offenses

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.

May 30, 2019

Montgomery Nurse Practitioner receives 10-year sentence

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.

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