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Superseding Indictment Adds Charges and Members of the Pagans to Pill Mill Case Against Pennsylvania Doctor

A superseding indictment was unsealed today charging William J. O'Brien III, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, with causing a death through the illegal distribution of a controlled substance and charges eight new defendants with O'Brien in a second conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. The superseding indictment also charges O'Brien with 95 additional counts of distribution of controlled substances - oxycodone, methadone and amphetamines and charges O'Brien and his ex-wife, a ninth defendant, Elizabeth Hibbs, 54, with money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and making false statements under oath in a bankruptcy proceeding.


Action Details

  • Date:July 16, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions