CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia doctor has pleaded guilty to illegally distributing prescription opioid medications.
U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says in a news release Muhammed Samer Nasher-Alneam pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston last week.READ MORE: Clemson Continues Domination Of Pitt In 75-48 Loss For Panthers
Nasher-Alneam operated the Neurology & Pain Center in Charleston. He admitted to writing prescriptions in July 2014 for oxycodone and methadone pills that were not for legitimate medical purposes.READ MORE: Nittany Lions Baffled By Murray Brothers, Lose 68-51 To Iowa
He agreed to surrender his medical license and faces up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Sentencing has been set for Dec. 2.
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