Towson, Maryland Pharmacist Gets 40 Months For Distributing Oxycodone In Exchange For Sexual Favors

This week, United States District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced 64-year-old Richard Daniel Hiller of Owings Mills, Maryland to 40 months in federal prison. The former licensed pharmacist will be required to... Read more »

Vero Beach Surgeon Gets Life In Prison For Fentanyl Analog Drug Conspiracy Resulting In Death

Florida – Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr., M.D., 52, an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Vero Beach, Florida, was sentenced to life in prison today, after having been convicted at trial of participating in... Read more »
Ad Widget

Long Island Doctor Convicted Of Illegal Distribution Of Oxycodone That Led To Overdose Death Of Two Patients

New York – A federal jury in Central Islip today, following five weeks of trial, convicted Dr. Michael Belfiore of two counts of illegal distribution of oxycodone causing the deaths of two... Read more »

Former Gates County Sheriff’s Sergeant Facing Firearm And Drug Charges

Raleigh, North Carolina – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that a federal grand jury sitting returned an indictment charging BRANDON SCOTT HAWKS, 33,... Read more »

Beckley-HOPE Clinic Physician Facing Money Laundering Charge Related To Illegal Distribution Of Oxycodone

Beckley, West Virginia – A Beckley area physician, Dr. John Pellegrini, D.O., 64, of Huntington, West Virginia, pled guilty today to a conspiracy to commit money laundering related to the promotion of... Read more »

Florida Doctor Admits To Illegally Distributing Oxycodone

San Francisco, California – Christopher Owens pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to unlawfully prescribing oxycodone hydrochloride without a medical purpose, announced Acting United States Attorney Alex G. Tse... Read more »

New York Doctor Pleads Guilty To Illegally Distributing Oxycodone

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Dr. Emmanuel Lambrakis, a state licensed doctor, pled guilty today to writing medically... Read more »

Columbia Man Arrested For Distributing Oxycodone, Resulting In Death Of University Of South Carolina Student

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested Anthony James Edward Hunt, age 22, of Columbia.  Hunt was charged in a federal indictment... Read more »

Yuba City Cardiologist Gets 4-Year Prison Sentence For Illegal Prescription Practice

Sacramento, California – A former licensed physician, Nicholas J. Capos Jr., 67, of Yuba City, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to four years and four months... Read more »

Mt. Carmel Doctor Charged For Operating ‘Pill Mill” And Causing Death Of 5 Patients

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Dr. Raymond Kraynak, age 60, of Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania, was... Read more »