Drug dealing doctor set to be sentenced

Posted at 3:44 AM, May 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-06 05:21:22-04

Investigators call him a drug dealer dressed as a doctor, now, Dr. Albert Cowie is set to learn his fate.

In January, the Williamsville based radiologist pleaded guilty to, "obtaining controlled substances by fraud and health-care fraud."

Investigators say that between January of 2010 and March of 2014, Cowie wrote more than 200 illegal prescriptions for powerful painkillers including Oxycodone and Hydrocodone. 

Cowie could face a maximum of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

Sentencing is set for 11am, Friday.