DC appeals court revives case accusing pharmas of financing terror attacks
A pharma-related terror case that has been more than five years in the making has a new life — thanks to DC’s federal appeals court.
The case involves accusations against AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Roche, J&J and other pharma companies for financing terrorists who either injured or killed American citizens. The companies denied the allegations.
In the original 200+ page complaint filed in October 2017, staff sergeant Joshua Atchley, alongside more than 100 other plaintiffs, alleged that several massive pharmaceutical companies were making “corrupt payments” to Iraq’s Ministry of Health in order to gain contracts.
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