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Head Pharmacist of West Orange Pharmacy Sentenced To 37 Months in Prison for Selling Oxycodone without Prescriptions

NEWARK, N.J. - The former pharmacist in charge of West Orange Pharmacy was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for illegally distributing hundreds of tablets of oxycontin in exchange for thousands of dollars in cash, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Leonard "Lenny" Stefanelli, 49, of East Hanover, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty to an information charging him with illegally dispensing oxycodone. Stefanelli also admitted to conspiring with brothers Robert and William Carlucci, both 70, of Florham Park, New Jersey, to submit fraudulent bills to health care benefit providers, including Medicare and Medicaid. U.S. District Judge Faith S. Hochberg imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court.


Action Details

  • Date:July 10, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions