Indivior Solutions Sentenced as Part of $2 Billion Resolution of False Safety Claims Concerning Suboxone

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, November 12, 2020 Action Follows Prison Sentence for Indivior’s Former CEO ABINGDON, Virginia – Indivior Solutions was sentenced to pay $289 million in criminal penalties in connection with a previous guilty plea related to the marketing of the opioid-addiction-treatment drug Suboxone, the Department of Justice announced…

Seafood Company Pleads Guilty to the Illegal Sale of Oysters

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeEastern District of Louisiana FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, November 10, 2020 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that INDIAN RIDGE SEAFOOD COMPANY, LLC, (“INDIAN RIDGE SEAFOOD”) a Louisiana Limited Liability Company located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, pled guilty today to a one count Bill of Information for the…

West Michigan Urogynecologist Sentenced to Prison for Healthcare Fraud and Adulteration of Medical Devices

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Michigan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, October 29, 2020 Roger D. Beyer, M.D., Sentenced Today and Agrees to Pay Share of Civil Settlement Totaling $1.26 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew B. Birge announced today that U.S. District Judge Janet T. Neff sentenced Roger…

Nicholasville Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owner Plead Guilty to Unlawful Distribution of Prescription Drugs

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeEastern District of Kentucky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, October 29, 2020 FRANKFORT, Ky. –A compounding pharmacy based in Nicholasville, and its owner, admitted on Thursday in federal court to unlawful distribution of compounded prescription drugs. Tailor Made Compounding LLC (TMC) pleaded guilty to one count of distributing unapproved new drugs throughout the United States,…

Connecticut Nurse Charged with Tampering with Liquid Morphine

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, October 29, 2020 BOSTON – A Connecticut nurse was charged with tampering with liquid morphine prescribed to a patient. Danielle Works, 42, of Stafford Springs, Conn., was charged on Oct. 27, 2020 with tampering with a consumer product. According to the charging document, on Jan. 27, 2018,…

Three Men Plead Guilty to Healthcare Kickback Conspiracies

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeEastern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, September 30, 2020 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – An attorney, pharmacist, and sales representative have each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to pay or receive health care kickbacks. “Health care fraud harms us all and steals valuable resources from those who are in need,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S….

Suboxone Manufacturer Indivior’s Former Chief Executive Officer Sentenced to Jail Time in Connection with Drug Safety Claims

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, October 22, 2020 ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – Shaun Thaxter, the former chief executive officer of Indivior PLC, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Abingdon to 6 months in federal prison. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $100,000 and forfeit $500,000.  Thaxter pleaded…

Forest Park Anesthesiologist Sentenced to 5.5 Years in Federal Prison

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeNorthern District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, August 10, 2020 An anesthesiologist at the center of the $200 million Forest Park Medical Center fraud has been sentenced to five and a half years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $82.9 million in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District…

Hudson Woman Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Consumer Products and Unlawfully Obtaining Controlled Substances

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of New Hampshire FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, October 20, 2020 CONCORD – Kristina Coleman, 40, of Hudson, pleaded guilty in federal court to tampering with consumer products and unlawfully obtaining controlled substances, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today.  According to court documents and statements made in court, Coleman worked as a…