Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Takeda Pharmaceutical
Penalty: 
$25,516,440
Year: 
2001
Date: 
October 5, 2001
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

TAP Pharmaceutical Products agreed to pay $25 million to settle multistate litigation alleging that it failed to provide state Medicaid programs the best price as required by law and that it improperly marketed its prostate cancer drug Lupron. This was part of a larger $875 million civil and criminal settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-tap-pharma...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.