Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McKesson Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
McKesson
Penalty: 
$18,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 8, 2014
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

McKesson Corporation agreed to pay $18 million to resolve allegations that it improperly set temperature monitors used in shipping vaccines under its contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-medical supplies
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Parent company note: 
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