Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
US WorldMeds LLC
Penalty: 
$17,500,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
April 30, 2019
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

US WorldMeds LLC agreed to pay $17.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to patients and physicians to improperly induce prescriptions of its drugs, Apokyn and Myobloc.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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