Thursday, January 20, 2005

Prescription Fraud

In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, (subscription required) "[a] former team doctor at the University of Washington pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to prescription fraud."  According to the article, the doctor's medical license was suspended in 2003 and he now faces "up to six months in jail, 500 hours of community service, and 90 days of home monitoring," 

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UPDATE: The U.S. Attorney's Office press release describing the case is here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/2005/01/prescription_fr.html

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