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CEO of PixarBio Corporation sentenced to prison for defrauding investors

February 19, 2020
Research and Development Biopharmaceuticals, CEO, FDA, corruption, fraud, investors

Frank Reynolds, the CEO of Boston based PixarBio Corporation, was sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding investors and …


Pakistan registers cases against 200 pharmaceutical companies

January 13, 2020
Sales and Marketing National Task Force, Pakistan, Pakistani Pharmaceuticals, corruption

The Punjab Quality Control Board has sent at least 74 cases to the drugs courts for prosecution, and has overall …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week

December 6, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, FDA, NHS, corruption, lung cancer, opiods crisis, opioids

Corruption and bribery feature heavily in the news this week. A recently exposed 1997 email chain shows Dr Richard Sackler, …

Stripper-turned-Insys sales rep gave lap dance to persuade doctor to prescribe fentanyl

January 31, 2019
Medical Communications Sunrise Lee, US, chicago, corruption, insys, sales

A pharmaceutical executive working for Insys therapeutics has been accused of giving a doctor a lap dance in an effort …


Government appoints health minister from firm trying to win NHS contracts

January 14, 2019
Sales and Marketing NHS, corruption, digital, government, online, politics

The British Government has come under fire over the appointment of former Tory MP, Nicola Blackwood, as a junior minister …

Generics firms investigated for their involvement in the ‘largest cartel in the history of the United States’

December 11, 2018
Manufacturing and Production Dr Reddy's, Mylan, Teva, US, corruption, generics, price fixing, price-fixing, sun

At least 16 generic drugmakers are being investigated for their involvement in what has been described as the “largest cartel …


India declares Sterling Biotech owners ‘Economic Fugitives’

October 26, 2018
Medical Communications India, Modi, Sandesara, Sterling Biotech, corruption

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED), the country’s law enforcement agency responsible for tackling financial and economic crimes, is using new powers …

Sanofi to pay $25m over Kazakhstan and Middle East corruption allegations

September 5, 2018
Research and Development Kazakhstan, SEC, Sanofi, allegations, corruption, middle east

French pharma giant Sanofi will pay more than $25 million to settle corruption charges related to their subsidiaries in Kazakhstan …


Lawsuit alleges pharma giants funded terror in Iraq

August 2, 2018
Business Services, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, Iraq War, J&J, JJ, Litigation, Roche, corruption, terrorism

The United States Justice Department is investigating claims that major pharmaceutical and medical device companies were aware that supplies that …


Teva hit with record fine $519 million corruption fine

December 23, 2016
Medical Communications Teva, corruption, fine

Teva Pharmaceuticals, the world’s largest generics company, has been hit with the largest criminal fine to come from the US …


80% of Chinese clinical trials’ data fabricated

September 28, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development China, Fabrication, corruption, report

The government review of clinical trial practise involved 1,622 programs of new pharmaceutical drugs waiting upon government approval to begin …


UK healthcare professionals received £340.3 million in benefits from pharma industry in 2015 discloses ABPI

July 1, 2016
Business Services, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing ABPI, Pharmacutical, corruption, disclosure, regulation

“We don’t want our neighbours to know what we earn,” said Mike Thompson, the chief executive of industry body Association …

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Eleven companies accused in Romanian corruption probe

August 3, 2015
Business Services, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing China, Daily Telegraph, GSK, Roche, Romania, bribery, corruption

GSK and Roche are among eleven pharma firms being investigated for paying bribes to doctors in Romania to prescribe drugs. …

GSK China

GSK China sex tape ‘sent to Witty’

June 30, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing China, GSK, Mark Reilly, Witty, corruption, sex tape

GlaxoSmithKline was scrambling to defend itself over the weekend as new details emerged concerning the extent of its suspected corruption …

GSK image

GSK now faces UK investigation

May 28, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing China, GSK, Poland, UK, bribery, corruption, iraq, sfo

The woes of GlaxoSmithKline look set to continue as the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal probe …

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