John Keun Sang Lee of Venetia, who owns Jefferson Pain and Rehabilitation Center, was indicted b a federal grand jury.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A 242-count federal indictment was unsealed Thursday against a 78-year-old Pittsburgh-area physician accused of illegally distributing opioids and healthcare fraud.

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The indictment alleges John Keun Sang Lee of Venetia, who owns Jefferson Pain and Rehabilitation Center, gave oxycodone to five people but not for medical purposes.

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Lee is also accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid by submitting claims for steroid injections prosecutors say weren’t reasonable or necessary.

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If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison, a $1 million fine or both.