Giuliani’s Work for Firm Behind Heroin Explosion Sparks Controversy

11/18/16 InSight Crime

150218_rudy_giuliani_ap_1160.jpgIn addition to potentially scuttling his chances of securing a top job with the incoming administration of US President-elect Donald Trump, Rudolph Giuliani’s controversial prior work on behalf of an opioid pain medication manufacturer helped facilitate an explosion of drug violence in Mexico.

The New York Times reported on November 15 that Giuliani’s work for Purdue Pharma and several other organizations during the 2000s is complicating the former New York City mayor’s odds of being nominated for the job of Secretary of State under the incoming Trump administration…

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