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Prescription Fraud


Specifically, a person commits an offense if they:

    1. Forge a prescription or increase the prescribed quantity of a dangerous drug in a prescription;
    2. Issue a prescription bearing a forged or fictitious signature;
    3. Obtain or attempt to obtain a dangerous drug by using a forged, fictitious, or altered prescription;
    4. Obtain or attempt to obtain a dangerous drug by means of a fraudulent telephone call; or
    5. Possess a dangerous drug obtained by a forged, fictitious, or altered prescription or by means of a fraudulent telephone call.

In most cases, the penalty ranges from a Class B misdemeanor to a Class A misdemeanor.