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Former Pittsburgh-area Doctor Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Prescribing Opioids in Exchange for Sex, Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGH, PA - A former Pittsburgh-area physician pleaded guilty in federal court to violating federal narcotics and health care laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

Emilio Ramon Navarro, 60, of Coal Center, Pennsylvania, 15423 pled guilty to one count of unlawful distribution of oxycodone and one count of health care fraud before United States District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan. Navarro also accepted responsibility for eight additional counts of unlawful distribution of Schedule II controlled substances.


Action Details

  • Date:October 26, 2021
  • Agency:Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions