Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AstraZeneca
Current Parent Company: 
AstraZeneca
Penalty: 
$5,391,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
January 27, 2010
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Following an earlier guilty verdict at trial, AstraZeneca was ordered to pay $5.3 million in civil penalties for violations of the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act for its misreporting the average wholesale price of its drugs.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Kentucky Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
HQ Country of Parent: 
United Kingdom
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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