Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AstraZeneca LP
Current Parent Company: 
AstraZeneca
Penalty: 
$7,900,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
February 11, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

AstraZeneca LP, a pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Delaware, agreed to pay the government $7.9 million to settle allegations that it engaged in a kickback scheme in violation of the False Claims Act.

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