Virginia pharmacist gets 2 years in prison for prescription drug scheme

The Justice Department stated Mr. Appiah gave his co-conspirators templates of the physicians prescription pads so they could photoshop fake prescriptions and make them look genuine..

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Mr. Appiah, who owns Care4U Pharmacy in Manassas, Va., also was bought to pay $53,100 in forfeiture at his Oct. 30 sentencing..

Read the Justice Departments complete press release here.

Mr. Appiah filled at least 128 phony prescriptions, consisting of 85 for oxycodone, according to the U.S. Justice Department. He offered 2 co-conspirators with the names and medical credentials of at least five physicians, who were unaware of the plan, for use in creating the prescriptions..

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George Appiah, owner and operator of a Virginia pharmacy, was sentenced to two years in jail for a plan to unlawfully distribute prescription drugs, consisting of oxycodone, Adderall and Xanax..

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Monday, November 2nd, 2020