Insys founder, former execs face decades in jail after being found guilty in landmark opioid case
Insys should’ve paid heed to this ill-fated line from its own sales rap song. “If you want to be great, listen to my voice. You can be great — but its your choice.” Instead, its (former) billionaire founder John Kapoor and four of his high ranking colleagues were found guilty of engaging in a bribery scheme to get doctors to prescribe its potent, addictive painkiller and dupe insurers into paying for the drug, by a federal jury on Thursday.
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