Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Four Area Pharmacists, One Doctor, and One Patient Recruiter Charged with Scheme to Bill Insurance for Medications Not Dispensed

An indictment was unsealed today charging Samir Berri, R.Ph.; Anthony Cole, R.Ph.; Shamimur Rahman, R.Ph.; Ghassan Hamka, R.Ph.; Asm Akter Ahmed, M.D.; and Fouzi Ramouni with multiple health care fraud offenses, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider announced today. Berri, Ahmed and Ramouni are also charged with distributing and conspiring to distribute controlled substances (all opioids).


Action Details

  • Date:April 12, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions