…activists throw “blood money” and stage die-in outside Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy hearing

The activists hurled a blizzard of “blood money” in the air — mock one-dollar bills printed with the word “Oxy” and splattered with red paint — and spilled mock prescription bottles across the steps of the courthouse. They spread themselves across the cement for a 200-second die-in and moment of silence for the nearly 200 individuals who die daily from drug overdoses.

The Sacklers are not themselves filing for bankruptcy. “The Sacklers don’t want to file for bankruptcy because that would expose all their finances as well as the transactions they made with Purdue,” Melissa B. Jacoby, a bankruptcy law expert at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “The Sacklers want the benefit of bankruptcy without the burdens of bankruptcy.”

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