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Toledo Doctor Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Exploiting Patients and Illegally Distributing Opioids

As one of sixteen defendants in Ohio and Michigan who participated in a $250 million scheme exploiting addicted patients, this doctor was not only sentenced to nine years in prison, but also ordered to pay $32 million in restitution. He, along with the other defendants, distributed, or helped to distribute, more than six million doses of opioids to addicted patients through a multistate network of pain clinics. They used the proceeds of this healthcare fraud to fund lavish lifestyles and purchase expensive assets.


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