Archive for Abuse of office

The Royal College of Psychiatrists challenged over burying of inconvenient antidepressant data — (Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry)
SSRI Ed note: Concerned psychologists and psychiatrists call out Royal College of Psychiatrists Execs for lying about duration, severity of antidepressant withdrawal.
Alabama Girl Medically Kidnapped and Forced on Drugs: Parents Facing Jail for Failure to Pay State Child Support — (Health Impact News)
SSRI Ed note: Family may be poor metabolizes of antidepressants, given the 2 suicides. Teenager is drugged by state against her mom's wishes.
Gaule is prime example of Shafer’s criminal behavior — (The Las Vegas Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Corrupt Public Guardian gives woman Effexor, Paxil, other psych meds so she is "incapacitated", "incoherent". Motives different but physicians do this too.
MCPS music teacher Lawrence Joynes Plea Hearing: Images of children in music room had been photoshopped — (Baltimore County Circuit Court)
La Plata doctor suspended after sex, drug misconduct — (The Maryland Gazette)
Erica DePalo, former N.J. teacher, avoids prison on sex charge with 15-year-old — (Crimesider)
SSRI Ed note: "Teacher of the year" takes antidepressants, has sex with 15-yr-old, loses job, gets suspended sentence. "Mental health" issues blamed.
Resigned Detention Deputy Arrested After Investigation — (Polk County Sheriff's Office)
Carer Mirela Aionoaei jailed for drugging dementia patients — (Get West London)
Former band teacher sentenced for sex with student — (The Columbian)
SSRI Ed note: Band teacher takes antidepressants, has sex with student, loses job, is charged, must register as sex offender.
Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Death of Corporal Jordan Leigh Talay — (Commission report)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 27, high performer in Australian air force, takes antidepressants, is suicidal, uses defence internet for child porn, hangs himself.
Big Pharma Won’t Police Itself — (Huffington Post)
SSRI Ed note: In 2009, journalist says exempting manufacturers of dangerous products shouldn't be protected from liability, US law needs to change. It never did.
Judge calls for EL magistrate to be removed — (Dispatch Live)
SSRI Ed note: Previously "competent, hardworking" magistrate takes antidepressants, behaves erratically, records guilty verdict before end of trial, is suspended from bench.
FDA Web Site on Drug Ads Developed by Drug Industry PR Firm Should Pharma PR Pros Write the Government’s Advice to Consumers? — (Centre for Science in the Public Interest)
SSRI Ed note: FDA hires PR firm tied to pharma to "educate" consumers about drug ads. Consequently, the result is useless information - a "turkey".
Ex-teacher sentenced for affair with boy — (Eau Claire and Chippewa Valley Leader-Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher on various medications for depression, bipolar, initiates sexual affair with student, 13. His parents find out, she is charged, loses job, reputation.
Down on the Cape? — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Pharmaceutical giant conducts bogus "research" as a cover for marketing its antidepressants [Zoloft & Effexor] implying that they alleviate depression.
Clarke County judge faces removal over ethics complaints; DuBose could learn his fate today — (The Press-Register)
SSRI Ed note: Judge taking cocktail of depression, ADHD meds displays appalling judgement, bad behaviour, abuses his position in various ways. Faces removal from bench.
A war on U.S. soldiers — (The Oregonian)
SSRI Ed note: Vet is told by V.A. that he cannot have counselling unless he takes antidepressants.
Ex-deputy receives jail term in theft — (The Record-Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy with spotless record, known good character takes Zoloft, steals bail money, loses job, gets jail time.
Teacher is jailed over pupil affair — (The Birmingham Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher takes antidepressants, drinks heavily, begins sexual liaison with teenage student.
Ex-Drug Rep Tells All: Former Eli Lilly Rep Says He Wined and Dined Doctors to Make a Sale — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man who spent 2 yrs selling Prozac, Zyprexa for Eli Lily tells Senate Committee that drug reps hire attractive non-scientists to bribe, cajole MDs to push them.
Butcher victims top 1200 — (The Daily Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Gynaecologist on Zoloft for depression sexually mutilates and abuses hundreds of women, is charged, jailed.
A doctor’s downfall, McLean’s fallout — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Hospital President on antidepressants loses reputation after becoming sexually involved with a patient, attempting suicide.
NBA referee pleads guilty to gambling — (The Alexander City Outlook)
SSRI Ed note: NBA referee takes antidepressants, offers bets on games he is officiating. Charged, fined, loses job.
Secretary gets up to 14 years for embezzlement — (The Daily Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Law clerk starts taking antidepressants, starts embezzling money from a vulnerable client of the firm, has urges to gamble. Sent to prison, life ruined.
Verdict For Ex-Officer Held Off Until October — (The Times Record)
SSRI Ed note: Police officer on antidepressants takes "up-skirt" photos of female employee, is charged with harassment.
Reprimands didn’t halt doctors’ drug testing — (The New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist with major conflict of interest is paid by pharma to recruit patients for drug trials, he defies med Board order, places money above safety.
I-Team: Public Defender Made Threats At Courthouse — (WBAL TV)
SSRI Ed note: Public defender taking Xanax and Zoloft threatens to shoot and kill co-workers and officials, is removed from duties.
Guidance counselor appealing peeping sentence — (The Helena Independent Record)
SSRI Ed note: School guidance counsellor on Paxil "peeps" with camera into home of student, is charged, appeals, claims medication to blame.
Women jailed for defrauding charity — (The Edmonton Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants steals money until she is caught. Charged, she tries to blame mental illness but the judge will have none of it.
Motoring offender identifies crooked court usher — (Yorkshire Evening Post)
SSRI Ed note: Clerk on antidepressants steals money paid into court. Her father notes that the impact of the meds has been the "loss of good character".
Ex-judge blames his actions on wife’s affair — (Knoxville News-Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts taking antidepressants after learning of wife's affair, starts drinking, engaging in corrupt activity.
Blaming alcohol, lawyer admits to theft — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Popular, influential lawyer suffers sleep deprivation, takes antidepressants, drinks heavily and misappropriates client funds. Caught, pleads guilty.
Psychiatrist ‘inherited £1.5m after giving drugs to millionairess’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes "hazardous" doses of tranquilizers, sleeping pills and anti-depressants, she changes her will in his favour, dies from a fall.
Her Spirit Unbroken — (Ohio Beacon Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Lawyer, good citizen takes antidepressant, 8 days later sprays his wife's face with acid, permanently disfiguring her. He loses wife, license, gets 12 years.
Doctor says Tanger was suffering from side effects of his medication — (Weymouth Online)
SSRI Ed note: Police Captain shoplifts after mixing depression and pain meds. Shop owner testifies that Tanger "would not do something like that."
Courier stole goods he was to deliver — (The Ipswich Star)
SSRI Ed note: Courier steals items like earrings that he does not want, and has no idea why he does it. He is "not himself" on the Prozac.
Pacheco trial delayed until March — (West Hawaii Today)
SSRI Ed note: Police detective on Zoloft brutally murders his wife; is sentenced to life in prison.
Principal Taken Into Custody At School — (CTNow)
SSRI Ed note: Principal on antidepressants threatens parents, steals from school, loses job and is charged.
Chaffee woman pleads guilty to defrauding elderly resident — (Southeast Missourian)
SSRI Ed note: Caregiver on antidepressant, with no criminal history, steals from elderly woman with Alzheimers.
Prozac critic sees U of T job revoked — (The Globe and Mail)
Judge against police search of suspect — (Bangor Daily News)
Defense witness refutes earlier Hess testimony — (Wausau Daily Herald)
New team quickly arrests suspect — (Chicago Daily Herald)
Police officer sentenced to two years in prison in arson-for-profit ring. He apologizes for bringing stepson into fatal scheme — (The Baltimore Sun)
Trials And Troubles In Happy Valley — (Newsweek)
SSRI Ed note: Town where psychologist prescribes many reesidents Prozac suddenly has high rate of sex crimes, "grisly" murders.
Prozac Blamed In Theft Of Test Bills From Bureau Of Engraving’s Vaults — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac and Tranzene steals test bills from vault .
As A Life Shatters, Baltimore Official’s Theft Trial Delayed — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Successful woman brilliant career takes Prozac, other meds for depression, she steals, becomes lethargic "wraith", her life totally destroyed.
Case Worker Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Clients An Agreement Was Rejected Because Of A Prior Conviction — (The Virginian-Pilot)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac for post partum depression, it cancels out her conscience (typical), she steals from clients. Depression blamed.