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Indian-American business man and convicted fraudster

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John Nath Kapoor is an American multi-millionaire, pharmaceutical entrepreneur, former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, and majority shareholder in the generic drug manufacturing company Akorn. In the fall of 2017, Kapoor was arrested and charged with numerous felony counts including: RICO conspiracy, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and other crimes. In June of 2019, he was found guilty on all counts.

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Insys Founder Gets 5½ Years in Prison in Opioid Kickback Scheme

The company executive, John Kapoor, was accused of bribing doctors and misleading insurers to increase sales of a highly addictive painkiller.
NYTimes.com - Published

John Kapoor, founder of Insys Therapeutics, sentenced to 66 months in landmark fentanyl bribery case

John Kapoor, billionaire founder of drug company Insys Therapeutics, was sentenced for orchestrating the scheme of bribes and bogus prescriptions by doctors.
USATODAY.com - Published

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Insys Founder Kapoor Sentenced For Role In Opioid Racket [Video]Insys Founder Kapoor Sentenced For Role In Opioid Racket

Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to 66 months in prison on Thursday. Reuters reports Kapoor is being jailed for his role in an opioid fraud scheme. The billionaire is among a group..

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Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison: judge

Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in an opioid fraud scheme by a U.S. district judge in Boston on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

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