Two doctors from NY and NJ are being accused of their involvement in an oxycodone ring of 22 people.
Dr. Jacqueline LoPresti, 50, of Fair Haven, an osteopath with an office in Little Silver, and Dr. Hassan Lahham, 53, of New York, are accused of illegally writing more than 6,000 prescriptions for more than 500,000 oxycodone tablets between January 2009 and December 2010, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. (courierpostonline.com)
All 22 are charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute oxycodone. Each face up to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $1 million. (courierpostonline.com)
Dr. Jacqueline LoPresti, according to Vitals.com, is a non-board certified Internist with almost 20 years of experience. She completed her medical degree at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and is affiliated with three top-ranked hospitals in Southern New Jersey.
Surgeon, Dr. Hassan Lahham, is also non board-certified and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital and Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Long Island.