Hawkins County

Hawkins County woman charged with TennCare Fraud

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -      A Hawkins County woman is facing fraud charges after investigators say she was selling prescription drugs paid for by a Tennessee medical program.

     The Office of Inspector General says 34-year-old Brandi Gale Collins of Church Hill is being charged with TennCare fraud.  Officers say she was getting the painkiller Oxycodone and Clonazepam, an anti-anxiety medication.

     If convicted, TennCare fraud is a class E felony carrying a sentence of up to two years in prison. 

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