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L.A. doctor arrested for allegedly prescribing painkillers to homeless people who didn't need them

Sep 3, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Authorities believe the people were recruited and paid for Vicodin prescriptions that were turned over to drug dealers who sold them by the pill at a huge mark-up. Dr. Zhiwei Lin is to be arraigned Friday.

A Los Angeles physician was arrested Thursday for allegedly prescribing pain medication to homeless people who didn't need the drugs, according to records and authorities.

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