Federal law enforcement agencies announced Thursday what they called “the largest opioid-related fraud takedown in history” with the arrest of 120 people across the country, including doctors allegedly running pill mills and the operators of fraudulent treatment centers.

“Too many trusted medical professionals like doctors, nurses, and pharmacists have chosen to violate their oaths and put greed ahead of their patients,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in announcing the arrests. “Their actions not only enrich themselves often at the expense of taxpayers but also feed addictions and cause addictions to start.”

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