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MIDDAY POSTER: Drug Lords Demand Legal Immunity For Their Empire

May 27, 2021 Walker Bragman
The Sackler family made billions off the opioid crisis — unless Congress acts quickly, they could now be granted sweeping legal immunity.
MIDDAY POSTER: Drug Lords Demand Legal Immunity For Their Empire

The Sackler family used their company Purdue Pharma to get rich off the opioid crisis. Now, as part of the corporation’s bankruptcy proceedings, the clan is angling to score immunity not just for its family members, but also its vast empire of lawyers, foundations, investors, shell companies, and even other opioid manufacturers, according to new documents reviewed by The Daily Poster.


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