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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: SB Pharmco Puerto Rico Inc.
Current Parent CompanyGlaxoSmithKline
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Penalty: $163,560,000
Year: 2010
Date: October 26, 2010
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: drug or medical equipment safety violation
Secondary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: SB Pharmco Puerto Rico Inc., a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, PLC, agreed to pay $163.5 million to settle multistate litigation relating to the manufacture and distribution of certain adulterated drugs made at a company plant in Puerto Rico which resulted in the submission of false claims to state Medicaid programs. This was part of a larger $750 million civil and criminal settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at (click here)
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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