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This case was the result of a two month long investigation into prescription fraud and health insurance abuse by Karasek. Ms. Karasek works in the medical billing field and handled billing for multiple doctors’ offices. Using her position Karasek located names and insurance information for multiple patients. She would then make or forge printed prescriptions for Oxycodone and other drugs and then pass these prescriptions at pharmacies located in and around Maryland. Investigators have determined that since the spring of 2014 Karasek has illegally obtained over 10,000 Oxycodone and other prescription pills and used the health insurance of the victims to pay for them. The street value of these pills is approximately $50,000.00.
FREDERICK, MD. — According to Frederick Police on 08-4-2014 at approximately 1510 hours, an off duty Frederick Police Officer was in the area of Woodville Rd. and Rt. 144, when he observed an RV being operated in a reckless manner, swerving in the roadway and nearly causing several collisions. The officer followed the RV from Rt. 144 onto Rt. 70 W/B and from there to the City of Frederick limits. The officer continued to observe violations and a second city officer along with 2 Maryland State Police Troopers were able to join him in the area of Rt. 15 and Motter Ave. and stopped the RV on the Motter Ave. ramp.
Further investigation revealed the operator of the RV to be in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana. During a subsequent search incident to arrest, significant quantities of other controlled dangerous substances were found including Amphetamine, Methadone, Bath Salts, Oxycodone and Cocaine.