Insys Exec Flung Phone Off Mountain To Hide Info, Jury Hears

Law360, Boston (March 27, 2019, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executive chucked his phone off the side of a mountain to get rid of communications about doctors, a Massachusetts federal jury heard Wednesday as the executive and four others stand trial for a scheme to bribe physicians to prescribe opioids.

Beth McKey, who spent less than a year at Insys in sales before quitting in early 2014, testified that a 2013 government subpoena made company brass increasingly concerned about what they would text or email to doctors. Then-regional sales director Joseph Rowan, one of the five charged with racketeering conspiracy in connection with the alleged scheme,...

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