CRIMES

Penn. Psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet Arrested Again – More Women Come Forward with claims of Fondling

ABC 6 Action News (WPVI) February 21, 2014 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against a Doylestown psychiatrist already accused of inappropriately touching three women who came to his office for help. The Bucks County district attorney’s office said five more women informed authorities that 42-year-old Dr. Basem Shlewiet fondled them in his Doylestown […]

James Sutherland Watt, Sausalito Psychiatrist, arrested after authorities found a large quantity of LSD on his yacht

Independent Press Telegram (Long Beach, California) Court Action Faces Yank Smuggler VICTORIA, BC. (UPI) November 2, 1968 A California psychiatrist, arrested after authorities found a large quantity of LSD and methedrine about his yacht, appeared in Magistrate’s Court Friday on smuggling charges. Dr. James Sutherland Watt of Sausalito entered no plea to a charge of […]

Nasreen Kader – NY Drug Dealer Psychiatrist Charged with Drug Crimes

NewsDay Central Islip psychiatrist charged in prescription drug sting, state attorney general says By Candice Ruud September 23, 2014 A psychiatrist from Central Islip faces multiple counts of illegally prescribing Xanax, Klonopin and Ritalin to undercover agents posing as patients wanting the drugs for “illegitimate purposes,” the state attorney general’s office said Tuesday. The investigation […]

UK Psych Zholia Alemi jailed for five years – Judge says to her: “This was despicable, cruel criminality motivated by pure greed and you must be severely punished for it.”

ITV.com October 18, 2018 Psychiatrist jailed for faking wealthy widow’s will A doctor has been jailed for five years, after being found guilty of faking the will of a wealthy elderly widow just months after being asked to assess her. Zholia Alemi was convicted unanimously of four fraud and theft charges today following a week-long […]

Workington psychiatrist Zholia Alemi criminal trial continues – denies five charges of theft and fraud

BBC Workington psychiatrist accused of will fraud was ‘family friend’ Dr Zholia Alemi denies five charges of theft and fraud A doctor accused of changing an elderly widow’s will to gain access to her £1.3m estate, has told a court she was helping her as a “family friend” whom she had met “about two years” […]

Psychiatrist Zholia Alemi, UK, accused of rewriting patient’s will to cash in

Daily Mail Pensioner, 88, whose signature appeared on her neighbour’s will that an NHS psychiatrist ‘forged as part of a £1.3million fraud’ claims she thought it was a letter about council tax Zholia Alemi, 55, accused of exploiting her role as Gillian Belham’s psychiatrist Alemi allegedly re-wrote Belham’s will to cash in on her Lake […]

UK Psychiatrist Zholia Alemi, on trial for defrauding elderly patient – denies she forged will

News&Star ‘I knew nothing about forged will’, says NHS psychiatrist accused of £1.3m fraud October 14, 2018               The evidence was given by 88-year-old Joan Grisdale, who said Dr Zholia Alemi asked her and another neighbour living near a Keswick property owned by wealthy widow Gillian Belham to sign […]

NY Psychiatrist Anthony Pietropinto accused of running an illegal pill mill claimed he was an expert on men’s sex lives

NBC New York psychiatrist busted for peddling opioids claimed to be expert of men’s sex lives Anthony Pietropinto’s book was dismissed as ‘tattle and platitude’ in a review. by Corky Siemaszko October 13, 2018 The New York City psychiatrist accused of running an illegal pill mill out of his rented Fifth Avenue office claimed he […]

James Schaller, Florida Psychiatrist, Nationally known, pleads in gun threat case

Naples News Nationally known child psychiatrist pleads in gun threat case By Aisling Swift September 21, 2011 A nationally known Naples child psychiatrist who pointed a gun at his teenage son’s friend, then allegedly threatened his 15-year-old son, pleaded today to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to probation. Dr. James L. […]

Anthony Pietropinto, NY Psychiatrist, arrested, accusing of putting highly-addictive pills in the hands of drug addicts, for financial gain

pix11.com Doctors, pharmacist accused of selling millions of oxycodone pills: officials October 11, 2018 By Mary Murphy NEW YORK — Federal agents and the NYPD arrested five doctors and a pharmacist Wednesday, accusing them of putting millions of highly-addictive Oxycodone pills in the hands of opioid addicts, for financial gain. One of the physicians, 80-year-old […]

Zholia Alemi, UK Psychiatrist, on trial – accused of befriending 87-year-old, before trying to ‘strip her of everything she had’

Daily Mail Psychiatrist ‘befriended vulnerable 84-year-old widow and persuaded her to change her will so she could strip her of everything she had’ By Eleanor Harding October 10, 2018 A consultant psychiatrist ‘swept into the life’ of a vulnerable elderly widow in a bid to plunder her £1.3 million fortune, a court heard yesterday. Zholia […]

Ronald Knaus, Largo Psychiatrist – arrested for possession of marijuana

Psych News Psychiatrist Arrested in Clearwater for Possession of Marijuana By Joel Voss Sep 20, 2011 Largo, Florida psychiatrist Ronald Knaus was arrested on July 2, 2010 in nearby Clearwater for possession of marijuana. The police initially approached him due to a handgun in his waistband, per the police report. He pleaded no-contest in open […]

Jopindar Harika, Penn. Psychiatrist, previously convicted of bogus billings, now charged with writing prescriptions while suspended

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monroeville psychiatrist charged with continuing to work while under suspension By Torsten Ove February 5, 2015 A Monroeville psychiatrist with a felony conviction for bogus billings in the 1990s has been charged again with writing prescriptions and seeing hundreds of patients in the eastern part of the state while under suspension in the […]

Psychiatrist George Kubski defense: “MY BRAIN WAS SHRINKING”

Palm Beach Post PSYCHIATRIST GETS YEAR FOR PATIENT’S PILL DEATH By John Pacenti and Antigone Barton February 1, 2003 He killed one of his patients by prescribing more than 20,000 pills in three months. On Friday, facing 15 years in prison, Dr. George Kubski could offer no explanation. But fellow physicians testified they had solved […]

Shubhranjan Ghosh – Alaskan Psychiatrist Indicted by Grand Jury for Medicaid Fraud

KTVA CBS 11 News Anchorage psychiatrist indicted for Medicaid fraud July 25, 2014 ANCHORAGE A federal grand jury has indicted an Anchorage doctor on 18 felony counts of Medicaid billing fraud. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, of Anchorage is also charged with committing a scheme to defraud Medicaid, tampering with evidence in an investigation and 15 […]