Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Target Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Target
Penalty: 
$3,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
December 11, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Target Corporation agreed to pay a total of $3,000,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act and Massachusetts False Claims Act by submitting claims for payment to Massachusetts' Medicaid program in violation of rules prohibiting Medicaid prescriptions from being automatically refilled.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Minnesota
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Minnesota
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.