Category Archives: Prescription Drug Fraud
Seven People Arrested in for Involvement in Prescription Drug Ring in South Florida
On June 30th, 2019, the Miami Herald reported seven people were arrested on prescription drug fraud charged in South Florida. In a joint operation between state and federal law enforcement officials, arrest warrants were issued against six people who allegedly obtained fraudulent prescriptions and one pharmacist who knowingly filled bad prescriptions. Here, our Miami… Read More »
South Florida Doctor Arrested for Prescription Drug Fraud
On July 25th, 2018, the Miami Herald reported that Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have announced the shutdown of an alleged prescription drug “pill mill” in South Florida. According to a news release from the Florida Office of the Attorney General, doctor Armando Falcon operated a… Read More »
What Is Prescription Fraud?
Prescription fraud is both an act of fraud and a drug offense. Many prescription drugs, such as oxycodone and morphine, are tightly regulated because of their addictiveness and propensity to be abused by users. Though they are legal in the hands of pharmacies, doctors and nurses administering them to patients, and patients with legitimate… Read More »