Thursday, August 7, 2008

Where Whites Are Less Than 20% Of The Population...

MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Fifty-six government employees -- including a police officer, a felony court clerk, two corrections officers and 27 school bus drivers and attendants -- were arrested in a scam that used health insurance information to fraudulently obtain prescriptions for the painkiller OxyContin, authorities said Wednesday.
Sixty-two people were arrested in total and all face charges including racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and grand theft, according to the Miami-Dade state attorney's office.

Among those arrested, according to authorities, were:

• 17 Miami-Dade County Public Schools bus drivers

• 10 Miami-Dade County Public Schools bus attendants

• Six city of Miami Department of Solid Waste employees

• Five Miami-Dade County Public Schools security officers

• Three Miami-Dade County Public Schools custodians

• Two Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation corrections officers

• Two Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher assistants

• Two Miami-Dade County Transit bus drivers

• One city of Hialeah police officer

• One city of Miami crane operator

• One Miami-Dade County Circuit Court felony clerk

• One Helen B. Bentley Family Health Center driver

• One Miami-Dade County Human Services data entry specialist

• One Miami-Dade County Human Services employee (other)

• One Miami-Dade County General Services Administration employee

• One Department of Children and Families employee

• One former employee of Family Christian Services