Local doctors Cynthia Cadet and Joseph Castronuovo indicted in oxycodone deaths

Jerry Buechler attended a protest at the Pain Relief Centers of South Florida.

One doctor could face life in prison, while another could face up to 40 years in prison if convicted on charges involving the deaths of pill mill patients, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said July 20.

A news release said doctors Cynthia Cadet, 42, of Parkland, and Joseph Castronuovo, 72, of (more…)

Two Florida Doctors Charged With Oxycodone-Related Deaths – Indictment

Palm Beach, FL  – Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Jeffrey C. Mazanec, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Miami Field Division, and José A. Gonzalez, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CID), (more…)

‘Pill mill’ doctors charged in deaths of nine patients in South Florida

Two South Florida doctors involved in a pill mill operation that collected $40 million and dispensed more than 20 million pain pills within two years are facing charges in the deaths of nine people, federal prosecutors said Friday.

Officials say the physicians — Cynthia Cadet, 42, of Parkland, and Joseph Castronuovo, 72, of Key Largo — worked as vital tools in the (more…)