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  1. January 25, 2021

    Former Insys Execs Win 7th Virus-Induced Prison Delay

    Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor and five of his former underlings can put off reporting to prison until April after a federal judge granted a seventh postponement Monday, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and suggesting this delay will be the last.

  2. January 22, 2021

    Insys Execs Safe In Prison With Biden Vaccine Plan, Feds Say

    Federal prosecutors on Friday opposed a bid by six Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives to delay prison for a seventh time amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the new Biden administration has promised to make prisons a priority in vaccine distribution.

  3. January 15, 2021

    Ex-Insys Manager Frets Over 'Prison Parenting' In Delay Bid

    A former Insys executive asked a federal judge Friday to delay her prison sentence to avoid "prison parenting" her teenage son in the middle of the pandemic, when she says he needs her most.

  4. January 08, 2021

    Convicted Insys Founder Wants Vaccine First, Prison Later

    Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor on Friday again asked a federal judge to put off the start of his 66-month prison term for his role in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe the company's opioid, arguing he should receive a COVID-19 vaccine before going in.

  5. December 07, 2020

    Feds Ask 1st Circ. To Reinstate Full Insys Kickback Verdict

    Federal prosecutors urged the First Circuit on Monday to overturn a decision that vacated part of the landmark jury verdict in which five former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives and managers were convicted of racketeering, arguing the evidence firmly supports the government's case.

  6. November 18, 2020

    Former Insys Execs Win Another COVID-19 Prison Delay

    A federal judge on Wednesday allowed six former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives who were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe opioids to delay reporting to prison until at least February due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. November 12, 2020

    Ex-Insys Exec Who Flipped Seeks COVID-19 Prison Delay

    A former Insys executive who was convicted in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe opioids and who testified against his former colleagues asked a Massachusetts federal judge for another continuance of his prison sentence due to COVID-19, joining four of the executives he testified against who recently made similar requests.

  8. November 02, 2020

    Insys Founder Wants Another Prison Delay Due To COVID-19

    Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor asked a Massachusetts federal judge Monday to delay his 5½-year prison sentence for bribing doctors to prescribe opioids, saying that with three previous coronavirus-related extensions already having been granted and the pandemic worse than ever, now is not the time to lock the 77-year-old up.

  9. October 21, 2020

    Where DOJ's Opioid Blitz Stands After Purdue's Criminal Case

    The U.S. Department of Justice's multibillion-dollar felony case blaming Purdue Pharma for "a national tragedy of addiction and deaths" involving narcotic painkillers is just one part of the DOJ's fast-growing criminal crackdown on the drug industry's opioid-crisis profiteering.

  10. September 11, 2020

    Insys Boss Tells 1st Circ. Feds Made Him Opioid 'Scapegoat'

    Arguing for a new trial Friday, Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor told the First Circuit that prosecutors unfairly made him "a scapegoat for the national opioid crisis" and sought to sway jurors with heartbreaking but irrelevant testimony by addicted patients.

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