Ex-InterMune CEO Gets House Arrest For Drug Claims

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The former CEO of InterMune Inc., convicted of fraudulently marketing his company's drug Actimmune for a deadly lung disease, was sentenced in San Francisco on Wednesday to six months of home confinement and three years' probation.

Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of San Francisco sentenced W. Scott Harkonen to house arrest, which will be stayed pending appeal, and also ordered him to pay a $20,000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service. The punishments were a far...
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USA v. Harkonen

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California Northern

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March 18, 2008

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