Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee’

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Tennessee

Counterfeit fentanyl pills in Tennessee Click here to read PSM’s Fentanyl 101. Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 49 states, and many Americans have suffered…


Doctors Who Purchased from Must Pay Millions in Restitution

Dr. Kenneth D. Nahum, his oncology practice, and Ann Walsh, his wife and the practice manager, have agreed to pay the U.S. $1.7 million to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act. They stood accused of ordering drugs from a foreign distributor not approved to sell them in the U.S. and administering those drugs…


Tennessee Family Blames Woman’s Death on Fake Xanax

A 37-year-old mother is dead after taking what she thought was the anti-anxiety medication Xanax. Her family is asking authorities to investigate her death. In January 2016, Misty Burnett took pills that she thought were Xanax, reports News Channel 5. Shortly thereafter Misty’s 18-year-old daughter discovered her mother dead. Alicia Allred, the girl’s aunt told…


Second Tennessee Doctor Charged with Using Misbranded Cancer Drugs on Patients

A second Johnson City doctor was charged with purchasing misbranded cancer drugs just days after Dr. William Kincaid was sentenced to 2 years for his role in purchasing & administering questionable cancer medication from non-FDA approved foreign suppliers. According to the indictment (Download Sen Indictment) released on June 11, 2013 by the U.S. District Court in Greeneville,…


Tennessee Cancer Doctor Sentenced to 2 Years in Counterfeit Cancer Drug Case

View larger map On June 10, 2013, Dr. William Kincaid of Johnson City, Tennessee was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in purchasing misbranded and possibly counterfeit cancer drugs. Kincaid was a physician and managing partner for McLeod Cancer and Blood Center of Johnson City, Tennessee. The clinic was set up to…


Doctor Pleads Guilty in Misbranded Cancer Drug Case

Department of Justice convicts two in cases tying counterfeit cancer drugs
to Canadian pharmacy business.

November 15th, Dr. William Kincaid, of Johnson City, TN, was convicted for
knowingly purchasing non-FDA approved injectable cancer medications from
Quality Specialty Products (QSP). Dr. Kincaid accepted a plea deal with the
federal government in exchange for assisting them with their ongoing
investigation. Previously, Dr. Kincaid’s business manager, Michael Dean Combs
pled guilty in the same case on September 19th, reports
Knox News