Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sightpath Medical, Inc. et al.
Penalty: 
$12,000,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
August 21, 2017
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Sightpath Medical, Inc. (n/k/a Sightpath Medical, LLC), TLC Vision Corporation (n/k/a TLC Vision (USA, LLC) and their former CEO agreed to pay more than $12 million to the United States to resolve kickback allegations under the False Claims Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Minnesota
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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