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Morning Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

The Situation court-ordered to stay off drugs, Spokane testing sewage for marijuana, and couple busted for selling medical weed on Facebook. MORE  

Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

By Desiree Bowie

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years. MORE  

Counselor Busted for Helping DUI Felon Get License

By John Lavitt

Richard Shelton has been accused of falsifying documents to help a three-time DUI felon get his driver's license back. MORE  

Treatment Center and Lab to Pay for Fraudulent Drug Testing

By Paul Gaita

Two Kentucky-based companies will pay the U.S. $15.75 Million after getting caught fraudulently billing for unnecessary urine tests. MORE  

Discredited Author James Frey Lands Huge Film Deal

By Shawn Dwyer

Recovering addict and professional fibber James Frey will now publish a Hunger Games-style YA series complete with movie and gaming rights. MORE  

Doc Blames Split Personalities for Rx Fraud

By McCarton Ackerman

An esteemed NY doctor with dissociative disorder claims one of her many alter egos, "Nala," participated in a $300,000 painkiller-dealing ring. MORE  

Corruption "Rampant" in Drug Testing Industry

By May Wilkerson

As another multi-million dollar claim is settled, drug testing companies allegedly use many underhand tactics to chase profits. MORE  

Coke Gets Ex-NFL QB in Deeper Trouble

By McCarton Ackerman

Gambling, scamming and now drugs leave the former Indianapolis Colt Art Schlichter with guaranteed jail time. MORE  

"Obama-care" Exposes Big Pharma's Dollars to Doctors

By Walter Armstrong

Obama'a new healthcare bill casts new light on a shadowy subject: Big Pharma's longtime practice of paying millions in bribes to physicians.  MORE  

Red Wine Researcher Faked Anti-Aging Results

By Walter Armstrong

In vino veritas? Not for one fired U Conn prof, whose record was a little too sparkling. MORE  

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