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NBC Left Field: Fake Treatment Centers

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

JUST IN: 6 more arrested by Sober Home Task Force on patient brokering

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

The Palm Beach County Sober Home Task force conducted a raid at Palm Beach Recovery & Wellness, a drug treatment center at 6600 S. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Six more people were arrested on patient brokering charges Thursday, October 19, 2017, in Delray Beach. (Bruce R. Bennett /… Read More »

Things that Treatment Facilities Don’t Want to Tell You – But You Want to Know

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Please read the article Things that Treatment Facilities Don’t Want to Tell You – But You Want to Know by Susan B. Ramsey, R.N., ESQ that appeared in   

Medical Society Joins Fight Against Opioid Epidemic in PBC

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

After an unprecedented 590 opioid-related deaths in Palm Beach County in 2016, Palm Beach County doctors are joining the battle as a group against the opioid epidemic. The Palm Beach County Medical Society Services, a nonprofit that coordinates education and volunteer activities of the county Medical Society, held its first meeting this week to begin… Read More »

Chatman drug treatment associates owe millions

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

  Conspirators in Kenny Chatman’s sprawling drug treatment criminal enterprise are on the hook for millions of dollars, with one man expected to pay his share of $5.6 million in restitution. Chatman’s operations had a horrifying human cost. People blame his operations for loved ones’ deadly relapses, and prosecutors told how Chatman screwed closed a… Read More »

Florida’s Billion-Dollar Drug Treatment Industry Is Plagued by Overdoses, Fraud

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Florida — For the first responders who found her lifeless body one October morning, 24-year-old Alison Flory was yet another casualty of addiction here on the front line of Florida’s opioid crisis. To her family, she was a daughter, a beloved sister, a goofy bookworm who made them laugh and a… Read More »

Notorious treatment center operator Chatman gets 27 years in prison

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

WEST PALM BEACH — Kenneth “Kenny” Chatman was a relatively small drug-treatment provider despite the millions he raked in every year, Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie Villafaña said Wednesday. But he was “the most dangerous,” she told U.S. District Court Judge Donald Middlebrooks, and FBI agents “never worked harder” than the last few months of 2016,… Read More »

Woman on Chatman: ‘Men came in and paid him money to rape me.’

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Kenny Chatman kept a 19-year-old woman tied down in a house, where more than 100 men raped her, a woman wrote to U.S. District Judge Donald Middlebrooks on Monday. The corrupt drug treatment center operator, who faces up to life in prison when sentenced today, held her for weeks, until she jumped out of… Read More »

Two years after FBI raids, no indictments against sober home operators

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Two years ago this morning, FBI agents descended on Good Decisions Sober Living, a rundown sober housing complex in West Palm Beach in search of evidence of insurance fraud, patient brokering and money laundering. In large portions of the county’s $1 billion recovery industry, hopes ran high that the exploitation of addicts for insurance… Read More »

Relapsed and forced out, sober home residents die in motels

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Addicts who relapse while living in sober homes in Delray Beach, often are dumped into seedy motels, often still high. Without supervision, some continue the binge, overdose and die. That’s because Delray Beach, nationally known as a treatment destination, forbids sober home operators from immediately evicting addicts who have relapsed, a policy that sober… Read More »

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