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Woman gets 3 years in prison for prescription drug fraud

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DEWEY, Ariz. -

A Dewey-Humbolt woman was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday for filling over 100 false drug prescriptions over almost two years.

The Arizona Attorney General's office says 33-year-old Jodie Leanne Cox was charged with a 134-count indictment for prescription drug fraud.

Cox allegedly used her knowledge as a medical assistant to fill more than 100 fake prescriptions in her own name and in her family's names without doctor authorization.

After searching her home, multiple prescription pill bottles in Cox's name and her family's names were found.

Between August 2009 and April 2011, Cox allegedly obtained approximately 15,000 Hydrocodone pills.

Cox was given three years in prison for five count of fraudulent schemes and artifices.

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