Former Utah nurse indicted for allegedly diverting narcotics, infecting patients with Hepatitis C
KSTU
Elet Neilson

via KSTU:

SALT LAKE CITY -- (KSTU) -- A national health care fraud enforcement operation this week resulted in charges for 412 people across the country, including a Utah nurse accused of diverting narcotics and contaminating patients with hepatitis C.

According to a press release from the Department of Justice, the enforcement includes charges against 115 medical professionals for fraud schemes that amount to an estimated $1.3 billion in false billings.

Among those defendants is a former Utah nurse who made headlines several years ago in connection with patients being exposed to Hepatitis C.

Elet Neilson has been indicted on charges of fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance, tampering with a consumer product, and for infecting more than seven people with Hepatitis C.

FULL STORY: Former Utah nurse indicted for allegedly diverting narcotics, infecting patients with Hepatitis C - KSTU

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