A Las Vegas physician has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he unlawfully prescribed large quantities of Oxycodone and other highly addictive prescription drugs, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.
Victor Bruce M.D., 48, of Las Vegas, is charged in a criminal indictment dated Dec. 11, 2013, with one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. Bruce was arrested in Las Vegas.
According to the indictment, Bruce is a physician licensed to practice medicine in Nevada. Bruce maintains a medical practice known as Swan Lake Medical Center at 3330 South Hualapai Way on the west side of Las Vegas, and represents himself to be a specialist in pain management. It is alleged that beginning at a date unknown and continuing to around November 2013, Bruce prescribed large quantities of oxycodone and other highly addictive prescription drugs without medical necessity and knowing that they were going to be illegally diverted. Bruce allegedly conspired with local drug dealers to distribute the drugs in and around Las Vegas to customers who abused them.