A federal court jury in Boston returned a verdict against New England Compounding Center owner, Barry Cadden, this morning, March 22.
Cadden was found guilty on some counts and not guilty on other counts. Cadden was found guilty of Count 1, Racketeering, and Count 2, Racketeering Conspiracy. He was found not guilty on the Second-Degree Murder Actswhich were part of Count 1.
He was found not guilty on Count 3, Conspiracy to Defraud the United States. He was found guilty on Counts 4-56, Mail Fraud. He was found not guilty on counts 57-90, Introduction of Adulterated Drugs into Interstate Commerce with Intent to Defraud and Mislead – Insanitary Condition. He was found not guilty of Counts 91-94, Introduction of Misbranded Drugs into Interstate Commerce with Intent to Defraud and Mislead – False and Misleading Labeling. He was found Guilty of Counts 95, 99, and 100, Introduction of Misbranded Drugs into Interstate Commerce with Intent to Defraud and Mislead – No Prescriptions.
Sentencing is scheduled for June 21, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. The defendant was released until sentencing on the same pretrial conditions that he was previously released under.
Information about the New England Compounding Center (NECC) case and exhibits from the Cadden trial can be found on the United States Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts public website: https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/pr
Foley & Small is representing more than 90 persons injured from receiving contaminated epidural injections from NECC.