FDA to Increase Criminal Prosecution of Corporate Officials in the Pharmaceutical Industry

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In a recently released letter to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported the results of its study into the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) criminal investigation of individuals and companies through the FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI). OCI currently has 223 staff members, 180 of which are criminal investigators often hired from other federal law-enforcement agencies.

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