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Case Number: CP-46-CR-0002404-2020
Judge: Thomas C. Branca
Court: Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Plaintiff's Attorney: Nino V. Tinari
Description: Norristown, Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyers represented Defendants charged with running a pill mill.
Evelyn “Tracie” Smith, 56, of Camden, Emmanuel Okolo, 54, of Ambler, and Mohanad Fallouh, 53, of Blue Bell, were charged with were charged with drug dealing and filing fall medical assistance claims.
Smith, a nurse with an extensive criminal record, provided the doctors with personal identification and Medicaid number of scores of her tenants so she and a cousin, Kent Hunter , could obtain fraudulent prescriptions from pharmacies in Chestnut Hill, Skippack, and Lansdale. Smith and Hunter then sold the drugs on the street, prosecutors claimed.
Outcome: Defendant Smith was found guilty on two counts.
Drs. Emmanuel Okolo and Mohanad Fallouh were acquitted on all counts.