The co-owner of a clinical trial company pleaded guilty on Wednesday to obstructing an inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She allegedly schemed to falsify drug trial data, according to a report from the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Olga Torres of Miami was the co-owner of Unlimited Medical Research, a company dedicated to clinical drug research. In 2017, the FDA conducted a regulatory inspection of the company when Torres allegedly lied to an investigator. According to the DOJ, Torres admitted to falsely stating that clinical research on an asthma medication for children had been done honestly when she knew data in the trial had been falsified.
Torres was the fourth person at Unlimited Medical Research to plead guilty to falsifying data. Yvelice Villaman Bencosme M.D.,