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February 15, 2008

Camilla-  A Mitchell County pharmacist is indicted on Medicaid fraud charges.

J. Harris Morgan Junior is accused of submitting nearly a half million dollars worth of fraudulent Medicaid claims through Thrift Center Pharmacy and Option Care in Camilla. He's a pharmacist owner there.

Prosecutors say the claims were for a drug called Synagis, used to treat children with respiratory problems.

The indictment states the claims were filed over the last eight years and total $419,012.39. Morgan has not been arrested.

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