Ex-Sanofi chemist locked up after theft

After being accused of bilking her former employer, a court sentenced ex-Sanofi chemist Yuan Li to serve a year and half in prison and pay $131,000 in restitution, Pharmalot reported, citing court documents. Li, a Chinese national who worked for Sanofi's ($SNY) operation in Bridgewater, NJ, for 6 years, was linked with the theft of data on chemical compounds that were registered to a company called Abby Pharmatech, of which she was listed as a partner. Report