Canton Pharmacist Convicted of Prescription Drug Fraud
Babubhai "Bob" Patel was accused of committing $60 million in fraud.
Babubhai "Bob" Patel is one of six people convicted in a Detroit-area drug fraud ring, according to a WDIV-TV story.
Patel, the owner of 20 pharmacies in the area, was sentenced Friday. The group is accused of billing government health programs for prescriptions that were never needed or received totaling $60 million, WDIV-TV reports. Patel is also accused of paying doctors to write prescriptions.
Patel also serves as vice chairman of the Canton Hindu temple.