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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Philadelphia Woman Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

Alicia O'Brien, 34, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by Indictment with obtaining prescription drugs by fraud announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of four years in prison, a one-year period of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Elizabeth Abrams.                                                               

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated September 28, 2016