And others to distribute thousands of high-dose oxycodone pills by writing false prescriptions for individuals he never treated or examined.
The investigation, which included a review of records in the New Jersey Prescription Monitoring System, determined that between January 2012 and March 2014, Evans allegedly issued fraudulent prescriptions in the names of over a dozen individuals for more than 20,000 high-dose 30 milligram tablets of oxycodone.
On one or more occasions, Roth obtained prescriptions for other drugs from Evans, including the anti-anxiety medication Xanax. It is alleged that Roth paid Evans for writing the prescriptions.
Joel Shumrak, 66, of Boca Raton, is charged with running a $15 million pill…. The owner of a South Florida pain clinic is facing criminal charges — accused of running a $15 million pill mill operation that supplied oxycodone to drug dealers and addicts in other states.
Community activists, who have picketed Shumrak's business many times over the years and blame him and his employees for the drug-related deaths of at least two people, said they were delighted and relieved to hear of his arrest.
Prosecutors said the South Florida-based drug conspiracy involved more than one million pills and supplied about 25 percent of all of the oxycodone distributed in the eastern district of Kentucky.
"Mr. Shumrak does joke around and tends to say things like he will flee," Cassidy told the judge.
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"The amount of money from the pain clinic is, frankly, staggering — $15 million," Assistant U.S.
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Diana Williamson, a doctor who supplied an.
According to the Indictment and other court documents, as well as statements made during proceedings in the case:
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stated, “Like heroin, oxycodone is a powerful, highly addictive, and potentially lethal drug. In the proper hands, it can play an important role in pain management, but Diana Williamson saw an opportunity to profit from the drug’s popularity with recreational users. By writing bogus prescriptions that were filled using Medicaid dollars, she not only engaged in drug trafficking and fraud, she also endangered users at risk of becoming addicts and harming themselves through drug abuse.
The drug company that failed to report suspicious orders of oxycodone, including ones to a Hagerstown drug store, has agreed to pay $4.
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