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Health Care Fraud / AstraZeneca #731301

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The agreement by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to pay millions for illegally pricing & marketing the prostate cancer drug Zoladex† reviewed; details recalled of last year's guilty plea from TAP Pharmaceuticals to a similar scheme. [FDA Steven NEDELMAN†, assistant US attorney Richard ANDREWS†- comment on "this conspiracy to defraud the government."] [Taxpayers Against Fraud James MOORMAN†- says this fraud is hundreds of millions of dollars.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Jamieson, Bob
Duration:
00:01:50

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