Monday, June 4, 2012

OPP Charge Aurora Pharmacist With Fraud

Primrose, ON (OPP - Dufferin Detachment) Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit have charged an Aurora pharmacist with Fraud as a result of an OPP investigation that revealed that between 2008 and 2010, the pharmacist submitted billings to the Ontario Drug Benefit Plan for drugs that were not dispensed. 

Jamil RASHID, age 45, of Aurora was charged with one count of fraud over $5,000. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on June 26, 2012 at 10:30 am.

The Anti-Rackets Health Fraud Investigation Unit is comprised of OPP investigators who investigate allegations of fraud relating to the Ontario Health Care System on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Contact: OPP Detective Staff Sergeant Scott James
Health Fraud Investigation Unit

Phone: (705) 329-6421