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Date: 04-04-2022

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United States of America v. Matthew Camera

Case Number: 1:21-cr-00015-SPB

Judge: Susan Paradise Baxter

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (Erie County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office

Defendant's Attorney: Elliot Segel

Description: Erie, Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with obtaining drugs by fraud.

From January 2017 to June 2020, while Matthew Camera, age 51, was employed as the Pharmacy Chief at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Erie, he unlawfully obtained multiple dosage units of Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from pill bottles awaiting delivery to Veterans Affairs patients.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Chung commended the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Camera.

Outcome: Defendant present with counsel and sworn. Defendant sentenced to a term of probation of two years at Count 1. No fine. A Special Assessment of $100 is imposed.

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