The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed the indictments of nine pharmacists who were charged last week for their alleged participation in a $12.1 million health care fraud scheme executed in Michigan and Ohio.
Kelly A. Gaffney is facing 241 felony charges and 26 misdemeanors, including fraud, trafficking in oxycodone, trafficking in morphine, criminal use of personal identification, and possession of prescription blanks. She is being held at Sarasota County Jail on $360,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for her.
Monica Racy, 20, was arrested on multiple charges of drug possession with intent to distribute. She was ordered held on $24,000 bond at the Sumter County Detention Center. Attorney information wasn’t available.
Curtis Simmons, a 32-year-old man from Elkridge, Maryland, was stopped by two unarmed officials on June 17th, 2019. Simmons was in the JetBlue kiosk area at Fort Lauderdale International Airport in Broward County, Florida. He had a direct flight to Los Angeles at 7:15 PM, having “missed [his] flight the day before.”
Simmons was approached by the detectives, who were officials of the Narcotics and Money Laundering Task Force. The task force is led by Florida’s Broward County’s Sheriff’s Office. The civil forfeiture report filed for Simmons’ case stated that, after being questioned, Simmons allowed the cops to search his luggage: a carry-on suitcase and a backpack.