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Federal Jury convicts Chattanooga pain clinics owner of drug trafficking and financial crimes

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ROSSVILLE, GA (WRCB) -

A Rossville woman known as "Aunt Bea" faces up to 210 years in prison after a jury convicted her of running a high-scale pill mill operation in Chattanooga.

The trial lasted 25 days.

60-year-old Barbara Lang was convicted of conspiring to illegally distribute Oxycodone and Xanax, from two pain management clinics she owned and operated.

According to court records, they prescribed more narcotics than all but 10 of the more than 20-thousand prescribers in the state, including amounts prosecutors called 'dangerous.'

The pill mills generated more than 4-million dollars during months of operation,  200-thousand dollars cash was found at Lng's house, along with a money-counting machine.

One of the doctors, Jerome Sherad, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally distribute drugs.

Lang's daughter was also charged in the case.

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