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What?! That Beaten United Airlines Passenger Was Previously Convicted For Illegally Writing Prescriptions In Exchange For Sex!

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Well, here's a twist in the skies.

United Airlines has been shamed by the internet after a video went viral of a passenger being violently removed from an overbooked flight.

But now, it looks like the 69-year-old doctor who was hospitalized for injuries from the incident might not be so innocent himself.

According to TMZ, Dr. David Dao was charged with 98 felony drug counts for illegally prescribing and trafficking painkillers!

The doctor, who specialized in internal medicine, was also reportedly convicted on 6 felony counts of obtaining drugs by fraud and deceit, and was given 5 years probation in 2005.

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Not only did prosecutors claim Dao illegally filled prescriptions for hydrocodone, Oxycontin, and Percocet, but he was also convicted for

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Department Of Transportation Is 'Reviewing' United Airlines Incident For Violently 'Re-Accomodating' Passenger!

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United Airlines is approaching bumpy skies.

The airline came under fire on Monday after a video went viral showing a bloodied doctor being forcibly removed from a plane by police officers.

Now, the Department of Transportation is "reviewing" the incident that put the 69-year-old passenger in the hospital for injuries on his face.

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The Chicago Aviation Department took swift action by putting the officer responsible for the injuries on administrative leave, however United is keeping a much more united front on the matter.

Airline CEO Oscar Munoz was appalled by the situation in a public statement, though he sang a much different tune in an email to United employees in which he blamed the passenger.

While the Transportation Dept. said it was legal for airlines to involuntary "re-accommodate" passengers, it still plans on investigating to make sure regulations were followed. The department said in the a statement:

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