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Prosecutors drop 39 of 40 charges against accused pill mill doc

Dr. Sanjay Sinha pleaded guilty Monday to just one of the 40 federal counts against him. (Photo source: WLOX) Dr. Sanjay Sinha pleaded guilty Monday to just one of the 40 federal counts against him. (Photo source: WLOX)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A Georgia doctor faces five years in prison for his role in an illegal pill mill that found its customers at Gulf Coast casinos between 2008 and 2012.

Dr. Sanjay Sinha pleaded guilty Monday to just one of the 40 federal counts against him. Those included charges for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell, distribute or dispense. The other 39 counts were dropped.

Sinha was set to go to trial last year, but on the day of trial he fired his attorney. Another trial date since then was postponed.

Sinha's sentencing will take place in September.

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