Insys Therapeutics Inc.

  • Attorney Jun 6, 2019

    Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay $225M to Settle Federal Probes

    An opioid manufacturer has agreed to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations into allegations that it paid kickbacks and used other illegal marketing tactics to sell a powerful fentanyl spray, authorities said Wednesday. The settlement stems from criminal and civil probes into Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s scheme to pay doctors in exchange for prescriptions of the drug meant for cancer...

  • Attorney Jun 6, 2019

    Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay $225M to Settle Federal Probes

    An opioid manufacturer has agreed to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations into allegations that it paid kickbacks and used other illegal marketing tactics to sell a powerful fentanyl spray, authorities said Wednesday. The settlement stems from criminal and civil probes into Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s scheme to pay doctors in exchange for prescriptions of the drug meant for cancer...

  • trial May 2, 2019

    Insys Therapeutics Founder Convicted in Opioid Bribery Scheme

    The wealthy founder of a drug company has been convicted of scheming to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. A jury found Insys Therapeutics Founder and former CEO John Kapoor guilty of racketeering conspiracy on Thursday after 15 days of deliberations.

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  • Arizona Jan 28, 2019

    Drug Firm Founder Heads to Trial Over Opioid Bribes Scheme

    The wealthy founder of a drug company plotted to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray in order to outshine competitors and line his own pockets, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Lazarus said John Kapoor was so determined to make Insys Therapeutics Inc. a success that he turned it into...

  • NBC News Dec 26, 2018

    Ex-CEO of Insys to Plead Guilty in Major Opioid Case

    The former CEO of a drug company that produced a powerful and addictive painkiller containing fentanyl for cancer patients has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a scheme in which the firm’s leaders bribed doctors in return for their prescribing the drug, court documents filed Wednesday show. Michael Babich, a former president and CEO of the Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics...

  • Attorney Mar 16, 2018

    5 NYC Doctors Charged With Taking Kickbacks to Tout Painkiller

    Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.

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