Former Vice President of Insys Therapeutics Sentenced for Racketeering Conspiracy

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, January 13, 2020 Defendant is the first executive to be sentenced in connection with conspiracy to bribe medical practitioners to prescribe a highly-addictive opioid BOSTON – The former Vice President of Managed Markets for Insys Therapeutics was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for…

Two Former Pharmacists at New England Compounding Center Sentenced in Connection with 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, December 20, 2019 BOSTON – Two former verification pharmacists at New England Compounding Center (NECC) have been sentenced in federal court in Boston for violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). Michelle L. Thomas, 35, of Cumberland, R.I., was sentenced today by U.S. District Court…

Meds2Go Express Pharmacy, Inc. Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in Connection with Drug Diversion Scheme

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of West Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, December 20, 2019 Related Charleston Pharmacy Previously Shut Down Pharmacy Agrees to Pay A Total of $250,000 in Community Restitution and Forfeiture CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A pharmacy located in Alum Creek in Lincoln County pled guilty to money laundering, announced United States Attorney…

Former Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Convicted for Insurance Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, December 20, 2019 BOSTON – A federal jury in Boston convicted an Illinois man yesterday of defrauding insurance companies in relation to a high-priced drug made by Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc., and for using the identities of physicians to carry out the fraud. Mark…

Individual Indicted and Arrested for Smuggling Counterfeit and Misbranded Products from China

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, December 20, 2019 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On December 12, 2019, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment against Sameer Bani, charging him with seven counts, including: smuggling, receipt in interstate commerce and proffered delivery of misbranded articles,…

Haverhill Woman Sentenced for Drug Tampering

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, December 18, 2019 BOSTON – A Haverhill licensed practical nurse was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for drug tampering. Lauren Perrin, 47, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf to 54 months in prison and three years of supervised release….

Havertown Doctor Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Importing Foreign, Injectable Drugs and Unlawfully Distributing Oxycodone

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeEastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, December 17, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Thomas J. Whalen, D.O., 65, of Havertown, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to charges related to his unlawful importation of foreign, non-FDA approved injectable medications that he falsely billed to health care benefit programs…

Pharmacist Admits Tampering with Infusion Narcotics

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, December 13, 2019 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced CARL MANCINI, 43, of Wolcott, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to one count of tampering with a consumer product. According to…