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Insys Danbury Sales Manager Charged In Kickback Scheme Involving Painkillers

October 1, 2016
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Insys Danbury Sales Manager Charged In Kickback Scheme Involving Painkillers

By Lisa Chedekel Fifteen months after a Derby nurse admitted taking drug-company kickbacks in exchange for prescribing a powerful opioid painkiller, a former district sales manager for the company was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he helped to orchestrate the kickback scheme. Jeffrey Pearlman, of Edgewood, NJ, who was district sales manager for...

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CT Startups Edge Into Cluttered Market With Diabetes Apps

September 26, 2016
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CT Startups Edge Into Cluttered Market With Diabetes Apps

By Sujata Srinivasan When Adam Berger, 29, who has Type 1 diabetes, decided to get a sandwich from a deli, he first ran it by his mobile application ezbds, which he launched in Stamford two years ago.The app told him that in the past when he’d eaten that particular sandwich from the same deli,...

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Feds Sue Credit Repair Company For Misleading Consumers And Charging Illegal Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the credit repair company Prime Marketing Holdings, LLC, which allegedly charged consumers a series of illegal advance fees as well as misrepresented the cost and effectiveness of its services. The CFPB is seeking to halt the company’s harmful conduct...

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FRAUDULENT MAGAZINE SALES COMPANIES RESURFACE IN CONNECTICUT

July 29, 2016
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The Department of Consumer Protection has become aware that fraudulent door to door magazine companies may be resurfacing this summer, in particular in the New London area. The difference between this scam and many others is that members of these magazine sales crews are often victims of the scam themselves.  Almost all crew members...

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