Breaking News: Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, will plead guilty to criminal charges and face $8.3 billion in fines over its role in the opioid crisis.
Breaking News: Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, will plead guilty to criminal charges and face $8.3 billion in fines over its role in the opioid crisis.
Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales - The New York Times
Purdue Pharma, the maker of #OxyContin, will plead guilty to criminal charges and face $8.3 billion in fines over its role in the #opioid crisis, by via
Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales
.⁦⁩ pleads guilts to criminal charges on opioid pandemic and agrees to a $8 billion settlement with Dept Justice. Members of the Sackler family will pay $225 million in civil penalties via
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges for opioid sales
The $225 million that the Sacklers would pay as part of their civil settlements is small relative to the family’s net worth, estimated to be at least $13 billion, much of it generated from sales of OxyContin.
Sackler family & Purdue Pharma. 450,000 deaths from opiods over 20+ years. Penalties: $8 billion for Purdue, $0.225 billion for the Sacklers. $18,000 per death.
Corporations are people - so who is going to jail? Oh right. No one. Only people for Citizens United purposes. (I know it is more complicated than that but bottom line holds up). Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for #opioid Sales
Corporations are people with free speech rights, as we know from Citizens United. Apparently, they can also plead guilty. $8 billion fine for the Purdue corporation; $220 million for the Sackler family that owned it. This does not sit right.
2/ AG. “Justice...requires exposing the truth & holding the perpetrators accountable, not rushing a settlement to beat an election. I am not done with Purdue and the Sacklers, & will never sell out the families who have called for justice for so long.”