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Little Rock veterans-hospital workers stole, dealt opioids, U.S. says

LR-unit invoices said to be falsified

By Hunter Field

This article was published February 9, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.


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Three Little Rock veterans-hospital employees bankrolled a drug-dealing operation with federal funds, stealing large quantities of opioids and erectile-dysfunction medication from the hospital, according to a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday.


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Rhys says... February 9, 2017 at 4:43 a.m.

Its been a few "unusual suspects" arrested for drug distribution (being the plug as the young people say) in the city. First the weed dealer in the heights, old white man in SW and now federal employees.

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barcoder says... February 9, 2017 at 8:18 a.m.

If the VA paid $77,700 for that amount of meds then they were ripped off too.

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TravisBickle says... February 9, 2017 at 11:18 a.m.

@barcoder, that's what I was thinking when I checked the street prices on those drugs! The VA sure aren't getting them wholesale!

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