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Scam Pharmacist Sentenced

 

Last updated 7/29/2020 at 2:24pm



Most of us are locked down due to the coronavirus, but apparently the wheels of justice keep on turning.

A few months ago I wrote about a Houston pharmacist, his wife and their pal who scammed the government out of $21 million in fake pharmacy orders. The guy and his wife have now been sentenced.

Their scam was to whip up medicinal creams and gels that they would mail to injured state and federal employees, then send the bill to the government after their pal created fake prescriptions. The Feds got them for a laundry list of charges, including conspiracy to commit health care fraud, conspi...



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