Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sanofi-Pasteur
Current Parent Company: 
Sanofi
Penalty: 
$19,868,194
Year: 
2017
Date: 
April 3, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Sanofi-Pasteur agreed to pay $19,868,194 to resolve claims that it incorrectly calculated drug prices and thereby overcharged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for drugs under two contracts between 2002 and 2011.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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