Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Penalty: 
$7,325,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
May 31, 2019
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Heritage Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle civil and criminal allegations that it participated in a conspiracy with other companies and individuals engaged in the production and sale of generic pharmaceuticals, a purpose of which was to fix prices, rig bids, and allocate customers for glyburide, a medicine used to treat diabetes.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
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Parent company note: 
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