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"Weather together at ten eight w w chain news time ten oh. Four six area. Doctors have been charged in a fraud scheme involving opioid drug prescriptions. Newsradio nine fifty s Michael Cohen with the latest. The US attorney general's office says the over four hundred and sixty million dollar healthcare fraud scheme involved, not only the drug prescriptions, but also unnecessary often, painful injections, US attorney, Matthew Schneider said over thirteen million us attorney general's office says the over four hundred sixty million dollar healthcare fraud scheme involved, not only the drug prescriptions, but also unnecessary often, painful injections, US attorney, Matthew Schneider said over thirteen million opioids were prescribed unlawfully by the doctors the fifty six count indictment charges that Seventy-seven-year-old Dr regime Andhra both Rahu operated. A pain clinic and Warren build insurance companies for the maximum number of services without regard for patients needs the five other doctors facing charges also worked at the clinic Schneider alleges patients were also forced to undergo ancillary services such as painful facet joint facet block injections. Michael Cohen, WW J NewsRadio nine fifty EJ. Newsradio nine fifties. Jason. And Scott has more again. This was an extension of our Perry investigation. But we will lead to these locations based on a tipster that's Detroit police chief James Craig as forty four remains or cremations were found to have incorrect or questionable documentation at gas seventy cemetery in Detroit and no wood cemetery in canton township in total officers Wednesday waiting through more than three hundred remains. So you can imagine going through each of those fetuses and trying to associate documentation is is a daunting tasks, but they were able to do that the significance. They're all tied to Perry funeral home in Detroit, which is facing a criminal investigation into the mishandling of fetal remains in Detroit. Jason Scott, WW J NewsRadio nine fifty. The state. Meantime, has ordered one of those cemeteries to shut down the department of licensing and regulatory affairs as the null Wood Memorial park cemetery along ridge road is a. Threat to public health and safety officials say by storing remains on behalf of the Perry funeral home, they aided and abetted a person not licensed in the practice of funeral directing know, what we'll have to pay a fine of one hundred thirty five thousand dollars. Lauren Barth old WW NewsRadio nine fifty w w j news time ten oh seven a Detroit elementary Sutin charged with bringing a loaded weapon to school went before. A judge this afternoon the ten year old Spain elementary student was charged as a juvenile with carrying a concealed weapon. And possessing a weapon in a weapon free school zone. He's been expelled from school w w j news time ten oh eight. Time."