November 2016: Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of November 2016.
1. Two Police Officers Killed in Iowa in Separate Attacks 2. Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series 3. Gawker Settles Hulk Hogan Lawsuit 4. Penn State Fined $2.4 Million in Sandusky Investigation 5. First Woman U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies 6. Trump Wins Presidency 7. News Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies 8. Paul Ryan Nominated as Speaker of the House 9. Police Officer Who Shot Philando Castille Charged with Manslaughter 10. Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy 11. Four Police Officers Killed Nationwide 12. Escalation at Standing Rock 13. Gubernatorial Recount in North Carolina 14. Actress Florence Henderson Dies 15. Car, Knife Attack at Ohio State
- Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy
- On Nov. 17, 2016, former executives at Valeant Pharmaceuticals and at Philidor, a mail-order pharmacy, are charged and arrested for running a fraud and kickback scheme that stole millions. The men arrested are former Valeant executive Gary Tanner and Andrew Davenport, the former chief executive of Philidor. According to the U.S. attorney for the southern district of New York, the arrests are part of an ongoing investigation and more arrests are possible. The charges, which are announced in Manhattan, include two counts of wire fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Richard Drew