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Worcester Psychiatrist Convicted of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances

Defendant prescribed combinations of highly addictive benzodiazepines and stimulants

BOSTON – A Worcester psychiatrist was convicted by a federal jury today of illegally prescribing controlled substances. Mohamad Och, 67, was convicted following an 11-day jury trial of three counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. U.S. District Court Judge Margaret R. Guzman scheduled sentencing for Feb. 16, 2024. Och was arrested and charged in July 2021.


Action Details

  • Date:November 17, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions