Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
AmerisourceBergen
Penalty: 
$625,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
drug or medical equipment safety violation
Violation Description: 

AmerisourceBergen Corporation and its subsidiaries AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Oncology Supply Company, and Medical Initiatives Inc. agreed to pay $625 million to resolve allegations arising from its operation of a facility that improperly repackaged oncology-supportive injectable drugs into pre-filled syringes and improperly distributed those syringes to physicians treating vulnerable cancer patients.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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