BOSTON (Reuters) – Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in an opioid fraud scheme by a U.S. district judge in Boston on Thursday.

Reporting by Tim McLaughlin; Editing by Bill Berkrot

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