Pharmacist Scams Medicare and Medicaid with Prescriptions for Dead People


In a recent Medicare and Medicaid scam, a pharmacist is charged with prescribing medicine but not dispensing it to patients and also for prescribing medicine for people who can’t take it – because they’re dead.

(From DetroitNews.com)
A Dearborn pharmacist … cheated Medicare and Medicaid by charging for medication prescribed to dead people, according to federal prosecutors.

Trudell Pharmacy owner Haytham “Tom” Fakih also committed health care fraud by billing for expensive medication that was not dispensed to patients…

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