Suboxone clinic director pleads guilty to federal drug charges

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By Terri Hill | October 16, 2018

The former director of a Pittsburgh area drug clinic pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to unlawfully prescribing and distributing controlled substances.

Mark R. Foster, 71, of Wexford, admitted that he and the clinic’s owner Terry Brown, conspired together to create and submit unlawful prescriptions for Suboxone, Adderall and Percocet.

According to court documents, Brown owned and operated Cherry Way, a Suboxone clinic, located in Bridgeville, and Foster acted as the clinic’s director. Foster would write the fraudulent prescriptions and then give them to Brown to sell.  Brown is also a co-defendant in the case

U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer scheduled Foster’s sentencing for March 14, at 11 a.m. Foster faces up to 50 years in prison, a fine of $2,500,000, or both.

Terri Hill can be contacted at terri.hill@grantstreetnews.com

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