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Company: Purdue Frederick Company Inc.
Current Parent CompanyPurdue Pharma
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Penalty: $600,000,000
Year: 2007
Date: May 10, 2007
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: opioid crisis litigation
Mega-ScandalOpioid Crisis
Violation Description: Purdue Frederick Company Inc. pleaded guilty to charges of misbranding Purdue's addictive and highly abusable drug OxyContin. It agreed to pay a total of $600 million to the federal government, state governments and private claimants to settle civil and criminal allegations. Purdue executives were personally required to pay an additional $34 million.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: U.S. Attorney-Western District of Virginia
Civil or Criminal Case: civil and criminal
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Connecticut
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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