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There is no bail for the advanced registered nurse practitioner, who was arrested for writing fraudulent prescriptions on Friday. Jodi Levins, 52, of Winter Haven was charged with 32 counts of obtaining a controlled substance [...]
Former State Patrol investigator accused of stealing prescription drugs, controlled substances – Omaha World-Herald
Former Nebraska State Patrol investigator Christopher G. Kober has been accused by federal prosecutors of stealing drugs while on the job and intending to distribute them to others. The Patrol fired Kober, 44, of Bellevue, [...]
Lackawanna County doctor arrested for over-prescribing 17500 pills to two patients in two years – FOX43.com
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against a Scranton doctor for over-prescribing 17,504 Oxycodone pills to two patients over a two-year period. Dr. Louis Adamo, 60, of Whitetail Run, Moscow, [...]
ST. JOSEPH, MI -- A St. Joseph County foot doctor will lose his medical license after pleading Thursday to charges of diverting opioids and insurance fraud. Dr. Craig Sherwood, a St. Joseph podiatrist, pleaded no [...]
Woman pleads guilty after forging Duke Medicine prescriptions to obtain more than 8000 pills – Duke Chronicle
A North Carolina woman pleaded guilty after she was caught fraudulently obtaining more than 8,000 hydrocodone opioid pills—all using a Duke neurosurgeon's name and DEA number. Heather Smith Elliott, from Burlington, N.C., pleaded guilty Oct. [...]
GLOBE, AZ - A surgeon from Globe has been indicted on dozens of charges after he allegedly forged the signature of a Phoenix doctor to obtain opioids for his personal use. The indictment against 40-year-old [...]
The case was investigated by the multi-agency Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team. A former employee of an Ocala health care provider is suspected of using fake prescriptions to buy Percocet and oxycodone illegally. Elizabeth [...]
GREENSBORO - A Burlington woman was dealt multiple charges after being found to have obtained more than 8,000 hydrocodone pills through forged prescriptions. Heather Smith Elliott pleaded guilty last week after obtaining 8,000 10-325 [...]
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Hillsborough County nurse is accused of using a dead person’s identity to get prescription drugs. Christina Baker, 52, is accused of using obtaining a drug by fraud and fraudulent [...]
One of 12 people indicted in a probe of a prescription drug ring allegedly run by health-care workers has pleaded guilty to prescription fraud. Kayla Tiara Caldwell, 26, accepted a plea agreement Friday, admitting she [...]