WORCESTER – Hector Espola was charged Wednesday in federal court with possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute.
According to court documents, Mr. Espola, 30, allegedly sold 300 oxycodone pills on two occasions in July and August to a person cooperating with federal investigators. On Feb. 17, he was arrested in Massachusetts on a federal warrant as he returned (more…)
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 3:49 PM
A former New England doctor who was prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers at enormously high rates pleaded guilty to 44 counts of health care fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering.
Prosecutors say Dr. Fathalla Mashali wrote more than 1,100 oxycodone prescriptions in one month, which is more than some of (more…)