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Pharmacist Charged With Paying More Than $50,000 in Kickbacks to Doctor for Prescription Referrals

Newark, N.J. - A pharmacist with a compounding pharmacy in Lakewood, N.J., was arrested today and charged with paying more than $50,000 to a Toms River, N.J., physician to induce the doctor to make prescription referrals to the pharmacy, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Vladimir Kleyman, 42, of Lakewood, N.J., the president and pharmacist in charge of Prescriptions R US - a compounding pharmacy in Lakewood - was charged with violating the Anti-Kickback Statute by using a middle-man to provide repeated cash payments - totaling at least tens of thousands of dollars - to a N.J. physician over the course of several months.


Action Details

  • Date:January 9, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions