Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Takeda Pharmaceutical
Penalty: 
$600,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
May 17, 2006
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

TAP Pharmaceutical agreed to pay $600,000 to settle allegations that it made improper payments to doctors to induce them to prescribe the cancer medication Lupron.

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