Purdue Pharma to plead guilty to federal criminal charges related to opioid crisis #Breaking112
The money will go to opioid treatment and abatement programs. The privately held company has agreed to pay a $3.5 billion fine as well as forfeit an additional $2 billion in past profits, in addition to the $2.8 billion it agreed to pay in civil liability.
The company will be dissolved as part of the criminal charges. Its assets will be used to create a new government-controlled company.
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