Ex-medical director at Nassau jail gets probation

The former medical director at the Nassau County jail was sentenced today to three years? probation for illegally selling prescriptions.Prosecutors say Dr. Martin Roginsky, 82,

ROCKVILLE CENTRE - The former medical director at the Nassau County jail was sentenced today to three years? probation for illegally selling prescriptions.

Prosecutors say Dr. Martin Roginsky, 82, from Cold Spring Harbor, was also ordered to surrender his medical license.

According to officials, an undercover detective was able to get several prescriptions in exchange for cash, even though he never received a medical exam.

Investigators say Roginsky made more than $250,000 selling prescriptions.

Former medical director at Nassau jail facing drug charges

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