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FBI: Doc, 8 Others, Charged In NYC Drug Ring

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NEW YORK (AP) – The FBI says nine people, including a doctor, are charged with running a Manhattan drug ring.

Authorities say the doctor wrote fraudulent prescriptions. They say other participants sold the drugs, such as the painkiller OxyContin, on the streets.

Investigators were at a Harlem medical clinic on Thursday. Eight of the defendants, including the doctor, were awaiting court appearances.

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