Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hollister Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Hollister Inc.
Penalty: 
$11,440,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
April 29, 2016
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Hollister Inc., a manufacturer of disposable health care products, and Byram Healthcare Centers Inc., a supplier of medical products, agreed to pay $11.44 million and $9,372,882, respectively, to resolve allegations that Hollister paid unlawful kickbacks to Byram and that Byram received unlawful kickbacks from Hollister and several other manufacturers, with the intent to induce Byram to conduct promotional campaigns designed to refer patients to the manufacturers' products.

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: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
employee-owned
Major Industry of Parent: 
medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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