Babubhai “Bob” Patel was accused of billing insurers for expensive prescriptions he never intended to give to customers
State auditors say pharmacies were paid $89,000 for prescriptions ordered by doctors who were dead.
One person was taken into custody on Wednesday as authorities raided a doctor’s office in Hamtramck.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning people about criminals posing as DEA against or police to scam citizens out of money.
A senior University of Michigan medical school faculty member linked to a $276 million insider trading case has retired.
State police in Michigan are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
A Detroit-area pharmacist and five associates have been convicted of health care fraud involving prescription painkillers.
Several agencies in Metro Detroit are unwanted and unnecessary prescription drugs Saturday as part of a national drug take program, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced a fraud charge against a northern Michigan prosecutor accused of doctor shopping to illegally get prescriptions for painkillers.
CDC Director Thomas Frieden said overdoses involving prescription painkillers are at epidemic levels and now kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.