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.

Berna Que August 12, 2012 at 03:44 AM
this guy deserves the worst the law can award him...it wasnt enough that he had success, he had to be unethical and very greedy
Bob September 12, 2012 at 05:58 PM
Is this final Verdict or chances to escape? What is the punishment Given?


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