Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Penalty: 
$12,100,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
March 11, 2014
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and its subsidiary IVAX LLC agreed to pay $27.6 million split between Illinois and the United States to resolve allegations that it made payments to a physician in return for prescribing its drug. The state's share was said to be more than $12.1 million, plus interest. The case was also reported by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-teva-pharm...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
HQ Country of Parent: 
Israel
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.