Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Rite Aid Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Rite Aid
Penalty: 
$2,990,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
December 3, 2014
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Rite Aid Corporation, a national retail drugstore chain with its principal place of business in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, paid the United States $2.99 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by inappropriately using gift cards as inducements to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to transfer their prescriptions to Rite Aid pharmacies.

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: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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