Law360 (September 9, 2021, 2:54 PM EDT) — A former Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. salesman convicted in 2019 of a $1.8 million drug insurance fraud scheme should not be able to delay prison just because he isn’t vaccinated, federal prosecutors argued Thursday.
Since a jury found him guilty on 15 counts, Mark Moffett has successfully put off being sentenced four times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He asked U.S. District Judge William G. Young for a fifth delay, claiming his “compromised immune system” and “acute, uncontrolled asthma” would leave him vulnerable if forced to take part in a scheduled Sept. 29 in-court proceeding that could result in prison time….
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