3 arrested in prescription drug reimbursement scheme at 184th Street Pharmacy

Two pharmacy owners and a pharmacist are accused

Two pharmacy owners and a pharmacist are accused of filing false prescription reimbursements. (March 11, 2014 4:39 PM)

Three people have been accused of operating an illegal prescription drug buyback program at a Bronx pharmacy.

Authorities say they arrested 184th Street Pharmacy owners Ahmed Hamed and Tarek Elsayed and supervising pharmacist Mohammed Hassan Ahmed on Tuesday.

According to investigators, financially vulnerable HIV patients were paid cash to forego necessary medications. They say the...

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