Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, fraud in fungal meningitis outbreak

( CNN) Jurors in the experiment of pharmacist Barry Cadden gave a mixed judgment Wednesday in connection with a deadly 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak.

Cadden, 50, proprietor and head pharmacist of the New England Compounding Center, was convicted of racketeering, racketeering plot, mail fraud and opening of misbranded narcotics into interstate commerce with the intent to defraud and mislead.

He was acquitted of 25 counts of second-degree murder.