Former N.J. doctor illegally prescribed thousands of pills, submitted fake insurance claims, prosecutor says

A former doctor in New Jersey was indicted last month on more than a dozen drug-dealing charges and also is facing charges related to an illegal medical billing scheme that lasted several years, authorities said.

A Burlington County grand jury indicted Morris “Moishe” Starkman, 62, of Cinnaminson, on Nov. 19 on 15 counts of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, five counts of health care claims fraud and one count of insurance fraud, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday.

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