Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:July 18, 2006
Offense Group:government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense:False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense:kickbacks and bribery
Medtronic Inc. agreed to pay the United States $40 million to settle civil allegations that its Medtronic Sofamor Danek division paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to use its spinal products.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:medical equipment and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent:medical devices
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