Court documents: Adeel Riaz, of Hicksville, used loophole in state law to obtain painkillers

Adeel Riaz allegedly called numerous pharmacies to fill

Adeel Riaz allegedly called numerous pharmacies to fill fake prescriptions. (June 6, 2014 9:07 PM)

Court documents claim a legal loophole allowed a Hicksville man to illegally obtain painkillers from numerous pharmacies.

Prosecutors say Adeel Riaz, 28, would pose as doctors and patients and call numerous pharmacies to fill fake prescriptions for oxycodone and Xanax. Court documents reveal Riaz phoned in the prescriptions from 1026 Old Country Road in Plainview, which is a CVS. CVS corporate...

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