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National Insurance Crime Bureau

Manassas pharmacist pleads guilty to prescription drug conspiracy

A licensed pharmacist who owned and operated CARE4U Pharmacy in Manassas pleaded guilty Friday to illegally distributing prescription drugs, including oxycodone, Adderall, and Xanax, by filling fake or fraudulent prescriptions.

According to court documents, between November 2016 and July 2018, George Appiah, 47, of Manassas, filled at least 128 fake or fraudulent prescriptions, including 85 prescriptions for oxycodone, brought to the pharmacy by his two co-conspirators (identified in court filings as CC-1 and CC-2).

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