Update: Dublin Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Drugs - WSET.com - ABC13

Update: Dublin Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Drugs

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Update: 4:00 p.m.:

Dr. Linda Sue Cheek has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for illegally prescribing drugs to her patients.

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Dublin, VA - A Dublin doctor found guilty of more than 170 counts of illegally prescribing drugs to her patients is in federal court for sentencing Monday.

Dr. Linda Sue Cheek prescribed the medications from her practice without a valid DEA registration and using one issued to another doctor.

Cheek was already suspended by the Virginia Board of Medicine after being convicted of Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

Monday's hearing started up at 9 a.m.

There will be a press conference at 3 p.m. to discuss the sentence.

We will be there and have the full story tonight on ABC-13 News and on wset.com.

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