Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Rochester Drug Co-Operative, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Rochester Drug Co-Operative
Penalty: 
$20,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
April 23, 2019
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

In the first case of felony criminal charges being brought against a corporate drug distributor, Rochester Drug was accused of unlawfully distributing oxycodone and fentanyl, and conspiring to defraud the Drug Enforcement Administration. The company paid a $20 million penalty and entered into a deferred prosecution agreement.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Southern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry of Parent: 
wholesalers-pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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