Northern Nevada Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Illegally Writing Opioid Prescriptions
RENO, Nev. - A northern Nevada doctor specializing in family medicine was sentenced today to one year and one day in federal prison and ordered to pay a $125,000 fine for overprescribing highly addictive pain pills Oxycodone and Hydrocodone not for a legitimate medical purpose, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada, Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse for the FBI's Las Vegas Field Office, and Special Agent in Charge Timothy B. DeFrancesca for the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
- Date:August 26, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions