Ex-office Manager for Virginia Beach doctor gets 7 years for forging painkiller prescriptions

The former office manager — and romantic interest — of a disgraced Virginia Beach doctor was sentenced Friday to seven years and three months in prison for writing forged painkiller prescriptions.

Jessica Schemetti, 34, also must pay a $34,500 forfeiture and complete 400 hours of community service.

The sentence was double what Schemetti’s attorney requested, but only slightly less than what prosecutors believed was appropriate.

“A drug dealer should not be accorded any air of legitimacy simply because she conducts her drug trade using a prescription pad and a doctor’s office,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Hudson   said in court documents.

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