Seven employees at Piedmont Cardiology Associates in Greenwood are accused of illegally obtaining prescription medications.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating the case. Those charged are listed as Stacy Berry and Angela Creswell, both of Ninety-Six; Audrey Robinson, Sandra Aliffi, Annie carter, and Janet Prevette, all of Greenwood; and Hillary Rexrode of Cross Hill.
Most of the instances of alleged fraud took place at Carolina Community Pharmacy in Greenwood County. The prescriptions were phoned in and attributed to doctors who did not prescribe the medications.
The pharmacy alerted DHEC about the suspect fraud. DHEC regulates controlled substance distribution in the state.
The medications the women are accused of fraudulently obtaining include hydrocodone and dextroamphetamine.