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PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - Jan 24

Jan 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Former Chief Executive of Wells Fargo John Stumpf was fined $17.5 million for his role in the bank's multi-year sales practices scandal. https://nyti.ms/38zQg7d

- A federal judge sentenced John Kapoor, the founder of the opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics, to five-and-a-half years in prison Thursday for his role in a racketeering scheme that bribed doctors to prescribe a highly addictive opioid and misled insurers. https://nyti.ms/38GEc4p

- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed criticisms by the climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, saying that she lacked the expertise to call for a complete divestment from the fossil fuel industry. https://nyti.ms/38wS8xJ (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)