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Fort Pierce Prescription Fraud Lawyer

Prescription Sales & Fraud Defense in Fort Pierce, Florida

The unlawful sale, purchase, or use of a prescription drug are some of the fastest growing drug crimes in the State of Florida.  Where as in the past most drug crimes centered around illegal drugs and narcotics, people are now turning to prescription drugs, whether for personal use or for manufacturing, sale or distribution.  Some of the most commonly abused prescription drugs include:

  • Oxycodone (OxyContin)
  • Propoxyphene (Darvon)
  • Hydrocodone (Vicodin)
  • Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
  • Meperidine (Demerol)
  • Diphenoxylate (Lomotil)
  • Pentobarbital sodium (Nembutal)
  • Diazepam (Valium)
  • Alprazolam (Xanax)
  • Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
  • Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

Judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officials take prescription drug crimes very seriously, and anyone found unlawfully selling these or any other type of prescription drug can expect to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. 

Prescription Fraud

Prescription fraud is another increasingly common drug offense in Florida, and involves using deceptive methods to obtain prescription drugs for profit or recreational usage.  Examples of prescription drug fraud include:

  • Using another person’s identity to obtain a prescription
  • Trying to obtain a prescription from multiple pharmacies
  • Doctor shopping 
  • Altering a prescription in any way
  • Forging a doctor’s handwriting
  • Posing as a doctor to write or issue a prescription
  • Posing as a pharmacist to fill a prescription
  • Illegally or over-prescribing as a doctor

Contact a Fort Pierce Prescription Fraud Attorney

If you have been charged with prescription fraud or the unlawful sale of a prescription drug, you should strongly consider contacting Fort Pierce prescription drug lawyer Jerry Roden for help.  With decades of experience, Mr. Roden has the resources and skills to effectively defend you against your charges.  Mr. Roden understands that the stakes are very high, especially if you are a doctor or pharmacist whose career and medical license are on the line.  Even as a parent, professional or tradesman, you have a lot to lose.  You can trust Mr. Roden to collect evidence, address any search or seizure violations, and prepare a strong defense that is sure to increase your chances of resolving your case successfully!

To learn more about the defense services offered at the Roden Law Firm, please contact Fort Pierce prescription drug crimes attorney Jerry Roden to schedule a free consultation!

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