NYC doctor arrested for allegedly writing 14,000 unnecessary … – Mic – Mic

A New York City doctor was arrested on Monday for allegedly handing out thousands of unnecessary painkiller prescriptions — despite knowing that some of his patients were hooked on the addictive opioid drugs.

According to the New York Daily News, 81-year-old Dr. Martin Tesher allegedly wrote in excess of 14,000 unnecessary oxycodone prescriptions over the course of almost five years. Authorities told (more…)

NH Man Gets 51 Months For Dealing Oxycodone

CONCORD, NH — A local man was sentenced in federal court yesterday to more than four years in prison for dealing Oxycodone in the capital city, according to the U.S. District Court. Patrick J. Brooks, 37, formerly of Boscawen, was sentenced to four and third years in federal prison for possession of Oxycodone with intent to distribute. Brooks – according to (more…)

Doc arrested for illegally prescribing millions of oxycodone pills – New York Post

An Upper East Side doctor ​was busted by federal authorities Monday, accused of feeding his patients’ addiction to powerful painkillers.

​Dr. ​Martin Tesher ​is charged with prescribing 2.2 million oxycodone pills to patients without a legitimate medical purpose – including those he knew were addicted to the powerful pain killer.

The millions of pills were doled out among 14,000 illegal scripts that ​the (more…)