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Former doctor will spend 75 months in prison

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PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - A former Paintsville doctor will spend the next 75 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.

A U.S. District Judge sentenced 66 year old Richard Albert for conspiring to distribute and dispense controlled substances.

We are told Albert admitted to writing numerous fraudulent prescriptions to individuals without a legitimate medical purpose from January 2009 to February 2011.

Albert agreed to forfeit more than $630,000 and was ordered to pay one hundred thousand dollars in community restitution.


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