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A Manhattan federal jury on Tuesday convicted a former Valeant Pharmaceuticals manager and a CEO of a mail-order pharmacy over a kickback scheme after barely a day of deliberations. (AP)

BREAKING: Ex-Manager, CEO Convicted In $9.7M Valeant Kickback Scheme

A former manager at Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and the CEO of a mail-order pharmacy whose close ties to the drugmaker led to a federal investigation were convicted by a Manhattan federal jury on Tuesday of scheming to bring about a tie-up between the companies in exchange for a $9.7 million kickback.

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