Purdue Pharma LP, the OxyContin maker controlled by members of the wealthy Sackler family, is nearing an agreement to plead guilty to criminal charges as part of a deal to resolve U.S. Justice Department probes into its alleged role in fueling the nation’s opioid crisis. Purdue lawyers and federal prosecutors are working on a plea deal that could be released in a few weeks. U.S. prosecutors are negotiating a settlement of civil claims also carrying a financial penalty that allege unlawful conduct in Purdue’s handling of prescription painkillers.
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