Nick Verbitsky

Nick Verbitsky has been producing for FRONTLINE since 2013, when he produced/directed To Catch a Trader, an investigative look at Wall Street insider trading, which garnered an Emmy nomination. Verbitsky subsequently produced Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2017), which received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature, and has produced/co-produced films like Weinstein (2018) and Documenting Hate (2019), as well as Opioids, Inc.

Verbitsky has won two national Emmy Awards, as well as a DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton Award.

Opioids, Bribery And Wall Street: The Inside Story Of A Disgraced Drugmaker
Executives from Insys, the maker of Subsys, became the first pharmaceutical bosses to be handed prison time for their role in America’s opioid epidemic.
June 18, 2020
Opioids, Inc.
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud.
June 23, 2020
Insys Executives Are Sentenced to Prison Time, Putting Opioid Makers On Notice
John Kapoor, the founder of the drugmaker Insys, was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for masterminding a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller.
January 23, 2020
The Pension Gamble
How state governments and Wall Street led America’s public pensions into a multi-trillion-dollar hole.
October 23, 2018
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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
The little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted in relation to the 2008 financial crisis.
September 12, 2017
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To Catch a Trader
FRONTLINE goes inside the dramatic, unprecedented hunt that uncovered vast insider trading at Wall Street hedge funds.
January 7, 2014
Exclusive: Watch Billionaire Steven Cohen Stumble Over Insider Trading Rules
In a never-before-published video, hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen, whose firm this week pleaded guilty to securities fraud, describes federal securities laws as "vague," and asks for an explanation of the basic rule that prohibits insider trading.
November 6, 2013