NYC City Doctors Taking Kickbacks for Writing Fentanyl Scripts

Fentanyl

Pharma Company Paid NY Doctors to Prescribe Fentanyl Five NYC doctors have been charged for taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics for writing millions of dollars of fentanyl prescriptions. As reported by CBS News, five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes… Read More

Overdose Incidents Skyrocket in City Homeless Shelters

Homeless Shelters

Homeless Shelters Facing Wave of Overdoses The number of overdose incidents in NY City homeless shelters spiked nearly 600% in the first four months of fiscal year 2018, a new report says. As reported by Politico, the opioid crisis is having a devastating effect on New York City’s homeless population, driving up the number of homeless people who… Read More

Columbia Student Overdose Death Not Discovered for Five Days

Columbia University

Student ODed in Dorm, Body Not Found for Five Days Columbia University student Gage Bellitto died alone of an overdose in his dorm room three days before Christmas. His body wasn’t found for five days. As reported by the Inquisitr, Bellitto died in his Ivy League dorm room in the affluent halls of Columbia University–after an overdose of… Read More

Fentanyl Filled Fish Seized in New York City

Fentanyl Filled Fish

Ice Cooler Contains Fish and $10 Million Worth of Fentanyl Earlier this week, police in New York found 9 pounds of fentanyl filled fish hidden in an ice cooler in the Bronx during a vehicle stop. The drugs were worth an estimated $10 million, underscoring just how lucrative synthetic opioids have become. As reported by the NY Post,… Read More

I Didn’t Understand What Addiction Does to a Person

Matt Azimi

Beloved Bronx Teacher Lost His Long Battle With Addiction Matt Azimi, a teacher, was found overdosed in a Bronx Public School last fall. Now, his widow Rachel is speaking out about Matt’s life and his struggle with addiction. As reported by PIX 11, Rachel Azimi can’t forget the strange car that showed up outside her white-frame house last… Read More

Zombie NY Firefighter Busted For Fentanyl

Anthony Murino

Zombie Staten Island firefighter busted for Chinese fentanyl Anthony Murino, an NY firefighter, is heading to rehab after being arrested for buying fentanyl on the dark web from China . As reported by the NY Daily News, Murino appeared zombie-like in court , and is now headed to rehab — on the taxpayer’s dime, according to his lawyer…. Read More

Basketball Legend Arrested for Leading Heroin Ring

James Williams

Playground superstar facing multiple charges James “Fly” Williams is 6-5, and in his prime, was a legend on the playground courts of New York City. Unfortunately, the talented player, now 64-years-old, is facing multiple charges for heroin distribution in New York. According to the Bleacher Report, Williams was arrested on May 3rd in his fourth-floor apartment in Jamaica,… Read More

Manhattan “Knock Out King” Deals Deadly Blow

Knock Out King

Physician found dead in Park Ave South apartment from overdose Dr. Ravindra Rajmane hadn’t been seen for days, so someone stopped by his Kips Bay apartment on Park Avenue South, Tuesday morning. Sadly, they discovered the 50-year-old doctor lying on his bed, dead from an apparent heroin overdose. Drug paraphernalia was scattered about as were several glassine envelopes… Read More