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Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary

Current Parent Company Name: Amgen
Ownership Structure: publicly traded (ticker symbol AMGN)
Headquartered in: California
Major Industry: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry: pharmaceuticals
Penalty total since 2000$912,614,069
Number of records: 20
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
healthcare-related offenses$833,000,0003
government-contracting-related offenses$76,464,0009
employment-related offenses$3,073,7013
environment-related offenses$70,9684
safety-related offenses$5,4001
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products$833,000,0003
False Claims Act and related$76,464,0009
benefit plan administrator violation$2,750,0001
employment discrimination$283,7011
environmental violation$70,9684
Notes: Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Links: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.

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CompanyPrimary Offense TypeYearAgencyPenalty Amount sort icon
Amgen Inc.off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products2012FDA$762,000,000
Amgen Inc.off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products2012MULTI-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $612,000,000
Amgen Inc.off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products2015MULTI-AG$71,000,000
Amgen Inc.False Claims Act and related2013DOJ_CIVIL$24,900,000
Amgen Inc.False Claims Act and related2019DOJ_CIVIL$24,750,000
Amgen, Inc.False Claims Act and related2013MULTI-AG$11,000,000
Amgen Inc.False Claims Act and related2009IL-AG$7,200,000
Amgen and ImmunexFalse Claims Act and related2008AL-AG$3,500,000
Amgen, Inc.benefit plan administrator violation2017private lawsuit-federal$2,750,000
Amgen, Inc.False Claims Act and related2009KY-AG$2,400,000
Amgen Inc.False Claims Act and related2008WI-AG$2,000,000
Amgen, Inc.False Claims Act and related2009IA-AG$357,000
Immunex Corp.False Claims Act and related2009IA-AG$357,000
Amgen, Inc.employment discrimination2018OFCCP$283,701
Amgen, Inc.labor relations violation2011NLRB$40,000
Amgen Inc.environmental violation2007EPA$24,368
Amgen Manufacturing, Limitedenvironmental violation2006EPA$20,000
AMGEN INCenvironmental violation2002MA-ENV$15,000
AMGEN INCenvironmental violation2006MA-ENV$11,600
AMGEN SF, LLCworkplace safety or health violation2013OSHA$5,400
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.