(LONDON) -- Prince Harry gave an impassioned speech at an awards ceremony last night, pleading with governments and pharmaceutical companies to do more to vaccinate the world. “Where you’re born should not affect your ability to survive, when the drugs and know-how exist to keep... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,” owned by one-time hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli until he forfeited it following his securities fraud conviction, has been sold, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, New York, said Tuesday. The terms... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department said Monday it has "fundamental concerns" with Purdue Pharma’s plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Purdue filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2019 as it faced thousands of lawsuits across the country over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday. A federal bankruptcy court judge in White Plains, New York, allowed Purdue to begin soliciting support for... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A member of the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, expressed "sadness" over the nation's opioid epidemic during a congressional hearing Thursday that marked the first time in years any family member faced public... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma is expected Tuesday to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and kickback charges and acknowledge that its aggressive marketing of opioids over the last three decades helped propel an addiction crisis that... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, is seeking bankruptcy court approval Tuesday regarding a settlement with the Justice Department that includes a guilty plea and $8 billion in penalties.“The proposed settlement... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the OxyContin maker widely accused of fueling the nation's opioid crisis that has been blamed for more than... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is expected to announce on Wednesday a settlement of civil and criminal charges against Purdue Pharma, the OxyContin maker widely blamed for fueling the nation’s opioid... Read More.