Prescription Fraud in the News

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No bail for nurse who wrote fraudulent prescriptions – The Ledger

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 [...]

December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

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, [...]

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Lackawanna County doctor arrested for over-prescribing 17500 pills to two patients in two years –

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, [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Foot doctor pleads to drug diverting and insurance fraud –

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 [...]

October 26th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

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. [...]

October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Surgeon indicted for forging signature of Phoenix doctor to obtain opioids – ABC15 Arizona

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 [...]

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Agents: Ex-medical worker used fake scripts to buy drugs – Ocala

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 [...]

October 12th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Burlington Woman Obtained Over 8000 Hydrocodone Pills Through Fraud: Court – WFMY News 2

  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 [...]

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Hillsborough County nurse accused of using dead persons identity to get prescription drugs – WFLA

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 [...]

October 10th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|

Woman indicted in prescription drug-ring case accepts plea deal – The Sun Herald

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 [...]

October 6th, 2017|Categories: Prescription Fraud in the News|