Mon County doctor among 60 indictments in opioid probe spanning 5 states

MORGANTOWN — Some 60 medical professionals from five states, including a Monongalia County physician, were named in federal indictments Wednesday on charges of illegally prescribing pain pills. Federal prosecutors said the investigation was led by the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force, launched by the Trump administration in 2018. It marks the largest investigation of its kind in U.S. history.

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