Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Penalty: 
$20,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
December 13, 2007
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

The United States Government and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island have reached an agreement under which the insurer will pay $20 million to resolve allegations relating to improper payments made to state legislators.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
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