Manhattan Doctor Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes And Kickbacks From Pharmaceutical Company In Exchange For Prescribing Fentanyl Drug
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that TODD SCHLIFSTEIN, a doctor who practiced in Manhattan, pled guilty today to conspiracy to violate the Anti-Kickback Statute, in connection with a scheme to prescribe Subsys, a potent fentanyl-based spray, in exchange for bribes and kickbacks from Subsys's manufacturer, Insys Therapeutics. SCHLIFSTEIN pled guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn. The case is assigned to U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood.
- Date:June 26, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions