Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Eckerd Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Rite Aid
Penalty: 
$5,866,751
Year: 
2002
Date: 
June 3, 2002
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Eckerd Corporation, a national retail pharmacy chain, paid the United States $5,866,751.70 to resolve claims that the company overcharged federal health programs when it dispensed partial prescriptions due to insufficient stock but billed for the full quantities prescribed.

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: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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