2nd doctor charged in prescription sales

Criminal charges have been filed, and a guilty plea hearing has been requested in the case of a second doctor accused of involvement in illegal prescription-drug sales at a facility near the Wayne-Mingo county line.
Dr. Augusto T. Abad, of Charleston, was charged with conspiracy to misuse a Drug Enforcement Administration number and health care fraud by aiding and abetting. Both charges were filed Friday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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