West Virginia Prescription Drug Ring Broken Up (WBNSTV)
Submitted by Robin Mathias on Wed, 02/09/2005 - 11:05am. Breaking News | Fraud Cases
Six people are charged with welfare fraud in connection with the case. Six people are under arrest in connection with a prescription drug and welfare fraud ring in Boone County. State Troopers said ringleader Tara Kirk impersonated her co-workers while working at Madison Healthcare so she could call in false prescriptions for the painkiller hydrocodone. Police said the arrests of Michelle Chafin and Pamela Ward for prescription and welfare fraud led them to Kirk.