Sami Anwar raked in millions of dollars gathering drug trial data at his sites. But it was all a lie — and now he's been sentenced to 28 years
According to federal prosecutors, Sami Anwar was quite successful in reaping millions of dollars operating trial sites in Washington state for drug developers. He offered safety data on dozens of drugs covering a gamut of ailments — from diabetes, asthma, pediatric illnesses, adolescent smoking, cirrhosis, scabies, depression to opioid addiction.
And it was all a lie, according to US attorney William Hyslop, who runs the Eastern District of Washington. After successfully prosecuting Anwar and winning a guilty verdict, a judge has now imposed a 28-year sentence on the convicted fraudster to think it over.
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