Staten Island Doctor Charged in Prescriptions Scheme

For a drug operation, this one appears to have been a poorly kept secret.

There were the steady traffic to the two-story, white-paneled house in the New Dorp neighborhood of Staten Island and the prescription bottles that littered the well-kept block. Then there was the small matter of someone — a relative of a patient who had overdosed, the Federal Bureau of Investigation would say later — who attacked the house’s front door with an ax.

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