Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Merck
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 29, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. agreed to pay $1.6 million in settlement of allegations it misreported the average wholesale price of its drugs.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Idaho Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Idaho
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
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