‘pill Mill’ Owner, Six Physicians Indicted On Drug Charges

A southern Ohio man and six physicians are accused of pocketing nearly $7 million while operating a cash-only business of prescribing drugs to addicts at three pain clinics, including one in Columbus.

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  • How did officials miss pill-mill operation?
    So far, 102 people have been indicted ... his role as a drug trafficker on his sleeve, going armed and running a fencing operation sure to draw police notice, according to records. Sponsors, of course, are key to any profitable pill mill.
    03/28/2015 - 11:04 pm | View Link
  • Doctor accused of operating 'pill mill' tells his story
    Celeste was indicted Dec. 19, 2013, on 226 counts of drug trafficking and illegal processing of drug documents in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. The married father of five is accused of operating a “pill mill ... was not an owner of the practice ...
    02/16/2015 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • North Bethesda Doctor Indicted for Running Pill Mill
    That was the nickname of Silviu Ziscovici, 59, who was arrested Wednesday after being indicted on ... say he obtained through drug distribution. Ziscovici previously had his medical license suspended by the Maryland Board of Physicians in Dec. 2010.
    07/31/2014 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • Georgia Pill Mill Bill Approved By State Lawmakers
    ATLANTA — As Southern states cracked down on so-called pill ... by physicians licensed in Georgia. Existing clinics where non-physicians have ownership with doctors would be allowed to remain open. Green, of the National Alliance for Model State Drug ...
    03/21/2013 - 8:41 am | View Link
  • Alpharetta Couple Indicted for Running Pill Mills
    An Alpharetta man and his wife were among those indicted for the illegal sale and distribution of pain killers to addicts and drug dealers at three AMARC pain clinics in metro Atlanta. Godfrey Ilonzo, 63, of Alpharetta, the owner of the pain clinics ...
    01/14/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • How did officials miss pill-mill operation?
    UPDATED: Feds: 8th death tied to pill mill FBI: The 'Italians' set up East TN pill mills Clinic owner ordered jailed in pill-mill probe Cash registers ring to tune of ...
    03/29/2015 - 5:59 am | View Website
  • Doctors, medical professionals connected to Maryville pill ...
    Several doctors and medical assistants are facing federal charges in connection with a Maryville pain clinic just one month after the last of four clinic operators ...
    10/11/2014 - 3:14 am | View Website
  • Five charged with running Baltimore County pill mill ...
    Healthy Life Medical Group wrote prescriptions for vast amounts of opiates
    09/11/2014 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • South Florida man ran $15 million pill mill that supplied ...
    South Florida man ran $15M pill mill that supplied Kentucky drug dealers, feds say
    06/4/2014 - 6:11 pm | View Website
  • Thugs Controlled Pill Mill Doctors at Gunpoint, Feds Say
    A Big Apple medical practice became the largest opioid pill mill in the Northeast in part because violent ringleaders rode herd on 'corrupt' prescribers and office ...
    02/13/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
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