Multi-State Opioid Crackdown Nets Indictment Against 7 Physicians


Seven physicians were among 12 medical professionals charged today by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) with opioid distribution offenses.

In coordination with federal and state law enforcement, the DOJ charged the defendants for their involvement in the illegal distribution of opioids. At the time that they were charged with the alleged offenses, twelve of the defendants were medical professionals.