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Two Chicago Pharmacy Technicians Indicted for Stealing Opioids and Selling Them for a Profit

CHICAGO —(ENEWSPF)—August 13, 2018
By: Rosemary Piser
Pharmacy technicians Elizabeth Cruz, 33, of Stone Park, and Jacqueline Green, 27, of Chicago, who worked at Allcare Discount Pharmacy, 2700 West North Avenue in Chicago, were charged with allegedly stealing more than 56,000 pills of Hydrocodone and selling them for a profit.

The pair concealed the scheme by falsifying the pharmacy’s inventory to make it look like the pills had either not been received from the distributor or were dispensed to patients, according to the charges.

U.S. Attorney John R. Lausch, Jr., said at the announcement, “Diversion of . . .

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