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Company: Purepac Pharmaceutical Co.
Current Parent CompanyPfizer
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Penalty: $600,000
Year: 2010
Date: May 27, 2010
Offense Group: government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: Alpharma USPD, Inc. and Purepac Pharmaceutical Co. agreed to pay a total of $1.2 million in settlement of allegations they misreported the average wholesale price of their drugs to the state Medicaid program. The announcement did not specify how much each company would pay; here we assume the total was split evenly between them.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Idaho Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Idaho
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
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