The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 24, 2014

Ala. doctor guilty in drugs for sex scheme


Associated Press

— MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A Fairhope doctor has pleaded guilty to trading prescription drugs for sex with patients.

60-year-old Joseph Ndolo pleaded guilty to three federal drug charges and is expected to be sentenced on Aug. 22.

Federal prosecutors in Mobile say Ndolo ran a pill mill from his clinic between 2008 and 2013, and will have to surrender his medical license.

Authorities say Ndolo also traded drugs for graphic pictures from several patients.

Prosecutors say former his employee and patient, Madonna Reed, has also pleaded guilty to drug charges for selling prescription pills to a drug dealer for $5 each. She was sentenced to three years of probation.