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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A Shadyside psychiatrist was sentenced Friday to a year in federal prison, 18 months of community and home confinement for trafficking in oxycodone and submitting false claims for prescriptions to insurance. U.S. District Judge David Cercone imposed

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New Haven Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Oxycodone Prescription … – Hartford Courant

A city man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday in connection with an oxycodone prescription scheme, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

David Thompson, 43, was believed to be the leader of a scheme distributing oxycodone through fraudulent prescriptions, prosecutors said.

According to court documents and statements made in court the Drug Enforcement Administration‘s New Haven Tactical Diversion Squad began an (more…)

Deadly Fentanyl Disguised As Prescription Pills – Hartford Courant

When a Hamden man texted his dealer for four 30-milligram oxycodone in March, he may not have known what he was actually buying.

It wasn’t until after the 30-year-old man died that it was discovered those pills were dangerous counterfeits.

An autopsy revealed the victim, not identified by authorities, overdosed on drugs including fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times stronger (more…)