L.I. Doctor Admits To Illegally Distributing Thousands Of Oxycodone PillsThe 70-year-old doctor admitted knowing that some of those people who got prescriptions had no medical reason for the painkillers.
Prosecutors: L.I. Doctor Charged After 2 Patients Die From Oxycodone OverdoseStunning charges have been levied against a doctor accused of causing the deaths of two of his patients. In a federal indictment, the Long Island physician is charged with over-prescribing deadly doses of OxyContin.
Prosecutors: 98 Charged In Connection With Prescription Drug Sales, DistributionOne of those charged, a doctor from Great Neck, is accused of conspiring to distribute oxycodone to "shoppers" he knew were reselling to addicts, prosecutors said.