Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Current Parent Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Penalty: 
$40,000,000
Year: 
2003
Date: 
April 16, 2003
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay $40 million to settle multistate allegations that it defrauded Medicaid programs by relabeling products sold to a health maintenance organization at deeply discounted rates and then concealing the discounts to avoid paying rebates. The federal government reached its own separate $47 million settlement with the company on the same issue; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-smithkline...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.