Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
CVS Pharmacy Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$3,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
June 30, 2016
Offense Group: 
healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that 50 of its stores violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling forged prescriptions for controlled substances, mostly addictive painkillers, more than 500 times between 2011 and 2014.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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