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Six Area Doctors Charged in Connection with
A grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday that charges six doctors as part of an investigation into a
Schneider was joined in the announcement by Special Agent in Charge Lamont Pugh III of the
The 56-count Indictment charges that Dr.
"The damage that opioid distribution has done to our community and to
"Our enforcement actions underscore the commitment of the
"Physicians who engage in the illegal and negligent prescribing of controlled substance in order to unjustly enrich themselves of taxpayer dollars will be held accountable" said Lamont Pugh III, Special Agent in Charge,
The case was investigated by the
McMillion serves as the Opioid Fraud Abuse and Detection Unit Prosecutor for the
An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt. Each defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government's burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.