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A St. Clair Shores man was arrested after he was pulled over in Ohio with 17,260 dosage units of prescriptions pills, worth approximately $338,000. (Credit: Ohio State Highway Patrol)

Saint Clair Shores Man Arrested In Ohio With 17K Prescription Pills

A Macomb County man is facing felony drug charges after he was caught with 17,260 prescription pills worth approximately $338,000, following a traffic stop in southwest Ohio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Detroit Area Doctors Charged With Illegal Distribution Of Prescription Drugs

Two Detroit area doctors have been charged with the illegal distribution of prescription drugs and health care fraud, according to a 68-count superseding indictment unsealed this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

New Prescription Drug Card Could Save You Money

Oakland County will be the first in the state to roll out a new discount prescription drug program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talks to reporters in this file photo. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) FILE

44 Charged In Case Of Michigan-Ohio Painkiller Pipeline

Seven doctors, four pharmacists and three home health care owners are among those indicted in what prosecutors call a massive prescription drug pipeline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

(credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

DEA Raids Medical Offices Linked To Fraud Case

Five doctors and four pharmacists have been indicted in what federal prosecutors say was a scheme to make the government pay for pricey and unnecessary prescriptions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Judge Orders 17-Year Prison Sentence In Drug Fraud

Babubhai “Bob” Patel was accused of billing insurers for expensive prescriptions he never intended to give to customers

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

Audit: Docs Dead But Prescriptions Still Filled

State auditors say pharmacies were paid $89,000 for prescriptions ordered by doctors who were dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

Outside Dr. Basil Qandil's Hamtramck medical facility. (credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

DEA Raids Hamtramck Medical Office

One person was taken into custody on Wednesday as authorities raided a doctor’s office in Hamtramck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

(Credit: Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

Gov’t Warns Citizens About DEA Scam

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning people about criminals posing as DEA against or police to scam citizens out of money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

Sidney Gilman (Credit: uofmhealth.org)

University Of Michigan Professor In $276M Insider Trade Case Retires

A senior University of Michigan medical school faculty member linked to a $276 million insider trading case has retired.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2012

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