Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Current Parent Company: 
GlaxoSmithKline
Penalty: 
$10,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
February 7, 2012
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The Louisiana Attorney General's Office announced that it had obtained a total of $25.2 million in settlements from five pharmaceutical companies to resolve allegations they overcharged the state's Medicaid program.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Louisiana Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Louisiana
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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