For more than 32 years, Rick Mountcastle worked at the Department of Justice and later at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia where he took on Purdue Pharma and their marketing of OxyContin.
In today’s Fraud in America episodes he dissects his career, his case against the pharmaceutical giant, and how politics got in the way of protecting vulnerable patients.
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