State of Greed? –

Feb. 11, 2018 – Some advocates worry about proper oversight and the potential for financial abuse … Quiggle cited an extensive report on Philly.com last year on the acceptance of kickbacks by “recovery house” operators who steered addicts to certain treatment centers, and reporting in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on abuses in that part of the state. In one Pittsburgh-area incident, David Francis, the operator of the purported drug rehabilitation center Next Step Foundation, was charged with drug distribution last fall after a federal investigation. The criminal complaint said agents who raided Francis’ home found scales covered with white residue and five bricks of suspected fentanyl, a deadly opioid drug.
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