Knox County Doctor Accused of Prescription Fraud

A Knox County doctor has been arrested on prescription fraud charges following a year-long investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Alfred Jackson, Jr. was indicted Wednesday on 10 counts of obtaining prescriptions by fraud. Jackson turned himself into authorities on Friday. He was booked into the Knox County Jail on a $25,000 bond, according to the TBI.

Investigators with the Tennessee Department of Health, the Morristown Police Department and the offices of the District Attorneys General from the 3rd, 4th, and 6th Judicial Districts, and TBI agents began to investigate Jackson in September 2016.

During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Jackson was responsible for fraudulently obtaining prescriptions in Knox County.

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