There’s another drug company conviction in the U.S. over the opioid crisis.
The 76-year-old founder of Insys Therapeutics has been found guilty of Racketeering after bribing doctors with cash and strippers to boost sales of a fentanyl spray meant for cancer patients with severe pain.
Court heard John Kapoor employed tactics such as using a stripper-turned-sales rep to give a physician a lap dance.
Four others, including a former CEO and a stripper, were also convicted.
The charges carry up to 20 years in prison.
The case is part of the U.S. government’s effort to go after those it veiws as responsible for fuelling the opioid crisis.