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Company: Insys Therapeutics
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Penalty: $225,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: June 5, 2019
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: opioid crisis litigation
Violation Description: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to a global resolution to settle federal criminal and civil investigations regarding its sale of the powerful opioid Subsys. As part of the criminal resolution, Insys entered into a deferred prosecution agreement, pled guility to five counts of mail fraud, and paid a $2 million fine and $28 million in forfeiture. As part of the civil resolution, Insys agreed to pay $195 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act. Both the criminal and civil investigations stemmed from Insys's payment of kickbacks and other unlawful marketing practices in connection with the marketing of Subsys.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: deferred prosecution agreement
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