Physician assistant pleads guilty in Hamptons oxycodone case – Newsday

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – (AP) — A physician assistant pleaded guilty Friday in an oxycodone case that led to the resignation of a Hamptons politician.

Michael Troyan, 37, of Riverhead, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. He faces up to 20 years in prison and has agreed to forfeit $710,290, according to U.S. Attorney Robert Capers.

One of Troyan’s co-conspirators, former (more…)

Noel Blackman charged in oxycodone scheme, officials say – Newsday

Federal authorities arrested a Long Island doctor late Sunday at Kennedy Airport they suspect illegally prescribed vast amounts of oxycodone — 365,000 pills in 2015 — in a drug-dealing enterprise spanning three states.

Agents took Noel Blackman, 68, into custody after they ordered a Guyana-bound jet taxiing for take off with Blackman aboard to return to an airport terminal.

Blackman — under investigation (more…)

Novus Medical Detox Center Protests: Oxycodone Medical Fraud Fueling … -…

Oxycodone, already a problem when legally prescribed, is now a growing illegal “cash crop” distributed by doctors and other trusted professionals. Drug detox facility Novus Medical Detox comments on recent articles outlining the growing problem.

New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) November 24, 2015

In response to recent news highlighting Oxycodone fraud, Novus Medical Detox addresses what it deems a growing epidemic as (more…)