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"Billionaire drug mogul is charged with racketeering and corruption after company he founded 'pushed powerful opioid-based painkiller spray to patients who didn't have cancer'.

Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor, 74, was arrested and charged Thursday.

He faces fraud and racketeering charges for allegedly providing kickbacks to doctors who prescribed Insys' opioid drug Subsys to non-cancer patients
Subsys is only FDA-approved for use by cancer patients with severe nerve pain.

Most people given Subsys prescriptions did not have cancer.

Kapoor allegeldy also conspired to mislead and defraud insurance providers who hesitated over approving drug payments to those without cancer"

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