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Nevada Cardiologist Arrested For Unlawful Distribution of Prescription Opioids And Health Care Fraud

RENO, Nev. - An Elko, Nevada cardiologist was arrested today on 39-charges of unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and Medicare and Medicaid fraud, announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada, Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse for the FBI's Las Vegas office, Special Agent in Charge David J. Downing for the DEA's Los Angeles field office, and Special Agent in Charge Christian Schrank for the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office Los Angeles Region.


Action Details

  • Date:December 12, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions