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Manhattan Doctor Convicted In Manhattan Federal Court Of Accepting Bribes And Kickbacks From A Pharmaceutical Company In Exchange For Prescribing Fentanyl Drug

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the conviction in Manhattan federal court of GORDON FREEDMAN for participating in a scheme to receive bribes and kickbacks in the form of fees for sham educational programs ("Speaker Programs") from Insys Therapeutics, Inc. ("Insys") in exchange for prescribing millions of dollars' worth of Subsys, a potent fentanyl-based spray manufactured by Insys, among other offenses. The jury convicted FREEDMAN today on three counts, following a three-week trial before the U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood.


Action Details

  • Date:December 5, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions