NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A noted dermatologist pleaded not guilty Wednesday to writing bogus prescriptions for her own benefit.
Dr. Cheryl Karcher was arrested earlier in the day at her Park Avenue office. She is charged with criminal possession of narcotics and fraud, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell.READ MORE: TIMELINE: Nor'easter Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Long Island & Jersey Shore; Up To 8 Inches To NYC
Karcher is accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions using former and current patients’ names without their knowledge. The celebrity skin doctor would allegedly tell pharmacists she was filling the prescriptions for patients, but instead took them herself.