pill mill

Aug 16, 2017

Md. names federal prosecutor to oversee opioid fraud unit

Maryland’s acting U.S. attorney has appointed an assistant prosecutor to head the office’s Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit, part of a new U.S. Department of Justice pilot program announced earlier this month. Rachel Yasser, an assistant with the office since 2008, will lead the project in Baltimore, acting Maryland U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning […]

Aug 10, 2017

Attorney General charges 2 Md. doctors in ‘pill mill’ operations

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Thursday the indictments of 11 people, including two doctors, who are accused of operating “pill mills” that illegally distributed opioids and other controlled substances. Kofi Shaw-Taylor and nine co-conspirators operated two clinics that allegedly dispensed drugs without a medical purpose and submitted fraudulent Medicaid claims, according to[...]

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