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Former InterMune CEO W. Scott Harkonen Indicted for Wire Fraud and FDA Violations
Date:3/18/2008

r acting with intent to defraud and mislead, resulting in drugs being misbranded while held for sale after shipment in interstate commerce, is three years in prison, a $250,000 fine, one year supervised release, and $100 mandatory special assessment. However, any sentence following conviction would be imposed by the court after consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and the federal statute governing the imposition of a sentence. Harkonen is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, March 28, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. before the Hon. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero.

"Pharmaceutical executives who promote drugs using false and misleading information should not be allowed to hide behind a corporate shield," said Kim Rice, Special Agent in Charge of FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations, Washington Field Office. "Pharmaceutical companies do not run themselves, and those who engage in criminal conduct will be held personally accountable."

"We have an obligation to pursue and bring to justice those who prey on the vulnerable and place profits before public health," said FBI Special Agent in Charge Charlene B. Thornton. "This four-year investigation reflects the seriousness with which the FBI takes violations of the law by those entrusted to safeguard the health of the public."

"The results of this criminal investigation show our commitment to protect the Veteran Administration's healthcare system from deceptive and fraudulent practices by pharmaceutical companies," said Special Agent in Charge Douglas J. Carver of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General. These charges are the result of a multi-year investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Criminal Investigations; the Department of Veterans' Affairs' Office of Investigations; and the Office of Personnel Management's Office of Investigations.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ioan
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