Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to federal criminal charges


Has reached an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen. The global settlement announced today involves the company. Pleading guilty to three felony counts for defrauding the United States in violating the anti kickback statute from 2009 to 2017. Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to three federal criminal charges, including conspiracy to defraud the U. S. The settlement does not release company executives from criminal liability.

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