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Hammond doctor agrees to guilty plea in alleged kickback scheme

HAMMOND | A city physician agreed to plead guilty Friday to accepting kickbacks for Medicare patient referrals and illegally dispensing prescription drugs, federal court records show.

February 28, 2014 3:48 pm

Two women face illegal prescription drug dealing charges

HAMMOND | Authorities arrested two women in Hammond on Friday on charges of illegally selling prescription narcotics, federal court records show.

February 21, 2014 6:45 pm
Cops: Portage pharmacy tech stole 4,000 painkillers

Cops: Portage pharmacy tech stole 4,000 painkillers

PORTAGE | A pharmacy technician at a local drugstore was arrested Tuesday morning after police said she admitted stealing about 4,000 hydrocodone pills for her own use.

November 27, 2013 8:38 am

Former medical resident pleads guilty to illegally issuing perscriptions

HAMMOND | A former medical resident of a Northwest Indiana hospital has agreed to plead guilty to illegally prescribing narcotic painkillers, court records show.

March 19, 2013 7:30 pm

Merrillville doctor's former employee sentenced in prescription drug sale case

HAMMOND | A former employee of a Merrillville doctor was sentenced Friday to nearly 3 1/2 years in federal prison for illegally selling prescription pain medication.

November 04, 2011 12:45 pm

M'ville doc's staffers change pleas to guilty for helping distribute pain medications

HAMMOND | Three former employees of a Merrillville doctor scheduled to go to trial Monday for helping distribute prescription pain medications on the street instead changed their pleas to guilty.

July 18, 2011 5:45 pm
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