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Manhattan Doctor Sentenced To Nearly Five Years In Prison For Accepting Bribes And Kickbacks In Exchange For Prescribing Fentanyl Drug.

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ALEXANDRU BURDUCEA, a doctor who practiced in Manhattan, was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 57 months in prison for conspiring 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. BURDUCEA pled guilty on February 14, 2019, and was sentenced by United States District Judge Kimba M. Wood.


Action Details

  • Date:January 27, 2020
  • Agency:Southern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions