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Company: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPfizer
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Penalty: $19,700,000
Year: 2007
Date: April 2, 2007
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: Pfizer announced that its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc. had pled guilty to a single count of offering to an outside vendor remuneration in the form of an award of a contract to manage a patient assistance program for its human growth hormone Genotropin as an inducement for recommending the purchase of Pharmacia medicines.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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