Va. Physician Arrested for Prescription Fraud

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) – A Virginia doctor has been accused of improperly distributing prescription painkillers.

Prince William County Police say 53-year-old Samad Oraee of McLean, Virginia, was arrested Tuesday for writing prescriptions for pain medications without properly performing necessary medical exams.

Oraee, a licensed physician at the Neurological Center of Northern Virginia, has been charged with two counts of prescription fraud.

He is being held on a $5,000 bond and a court date is pending.

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