Fourteen Individuals Charged for Operating "Pill Mills" and Illegally Prescribing Drugs to Hundreds of Patients in Multiple Locations in the Philadelphia Area
PHILADELPHIA, PA - United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced two indictments charging 14 people with a multitude of crimes, including conspiracy to dispense and distribute controlled substances outside the course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose; distribution of oxycodone; health care fraud; and maintaining a drug-involved premises. These charges are the result of coordinated law enforcement effort across multiple federal, state, and local agencies. U.S. Attorney McSwain announced these charges as part of a press conference held today to highlight the Eastern District of Pennsylvania's recent efforts to combat the opioid crisis in the District.
- Date:February 6, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions