Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Current Parent Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Penalty: 
$70,000,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
August 10, 2006
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The attorneys general of Arizona, California, Connecticut, Nevada and New York announced a $70 million settlement with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline over allegations that it set fraudulently inflated prices for anti-emetic drugs used in cancer treatment.

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: 
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