PA Woman Gave Bogus Physicals to Truckers

She was using license information of Philly psychiatrist with same last name.

The New York Daily News reports that a Pennsylvania woman, Joann Elizabeth Wingate, is facing charges after it was discovered she was giving truckers physical exams — even though she wasn’t actually a practicing doctor. There were at least 16 victims, according to reports.

The truck driver told police that he saw an ad for physicals – ones required for his commercial driver’s license – posted at the Blue Beacon Truck Wash in Middlesex Township.

After contacting the number listed, he said a “Dr. Wingate” picked him up and brought him back to her home where she performed a physical for $65.

It included “everything that a doctor would normally do,” he told state police,according to Penn Live.

Authorities says Wingate “was using the license information of a Philadelphia-area psychiatrist who shared her last name.” She’s being held by Cumberland County authorities on $10,000 bail. Police suspect there arevoe

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  • nissi-n-philli

    Well, one thing is very clear, this woman kept her fees reasonable, as they fell within the “usual and costumery fees,” so no one, got stuck with an outlandish “medical bill!” BTW, who can get angry with this lady, as the President’s computers were often non-operational, so she was just pitching in, where needed!