Pennsylvania Doctor And Receptionist Charged With Running "Pill Mill"
PHILADELPHIA - William J. O'Brien III, 49, and Angela Rongione, 29, both of Philadelphia, were charged by indictment, unsealed today, with running a "pill mill" from O'Brien's medical offices in Philadelphia and Levittown, PA, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Both defendants are charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. O'Brien, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, is also charged with 26 counts of illegally distributing oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, and Xanax, a Schedule IV controlled substance, outside the usual course of professional practice and for no legitimate medical purpose.
- Date:January 29, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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