Pennsylvania dental office employee charged with prescription fraud

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An employee of the Hellertown Dental Group is facing felony charges after falsifying a prescription to fraudulently gain medication, police say.

Hellertown police on Sept. 21 began investigating Elizabeth Weber, 25, of the 3400 block of Ringer Road, in Whitehall Township. The dental office, where Weber is employed, is located at 1213 Main St. in Hellertown.

Police did not specify which prescription drugs Weber had obtained.

Weber is facing charges of felony forgery, felony fraudulent acquisition of a controlled substance and misdemeanor impersonation of a holder of a professional license.

Weber was arrested and arraigned on the charges before District Judge David Tidd. The judge set bail at $10,000 unsecured.


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