Insys Therapeutics CEO John Kapoor, 4 other execs found guilty

Insys Therapeutics CEO John Kapoor, 4 other execs found guilty

The founder of the pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics and four other top executives were found guilty on Thursday in a scheme involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed fentanyl spray. After 15 days of deliberations, a jury in Boston found former chairman John Kapoor guilty of racketeering conspiracy charges. Racketeering charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years.

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Toby Lunn
Toby Lunn 8 months

I think the phrase 'opioid executive' should be used more often, could it mean drug dealer?

Star Alien
Star Alien 8 months

Rip lewis black.

makkusu
makkusu 8 months

Executive Dealer

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 8 months

Are the prescribing doctors who took the bribes being prosecuted? Losing their licenses to practice? Being fined their ill gotten gains?

space ghost
space ghost 8 months

Lewis Black??

Andrew Johnston
Andrew Johnston 8 months

Surely some Health authorities must now control the doctors doing the prescribing. Surely centralised pharmaceutical patient records would help control.

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