Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Walmart
Penalty: 
$2,866,904
Year: 
2004
Date: 
June 25, 2004
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. agreed to pay $2,866,904 to a group of states and the federal government to settle allegations that it submitted false prescription claims to government health insurance programs by dispensing partial prescriptions due to insufficient stock while billing for the full quantities. The settlement was also announced by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-wal-mart-s...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
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.