Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Merck & Co., Inc.
Current Parent Company
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: December 20, 2011
: government-contracting-related offenses
: False Claims Act and related
: Merck & Co. agreed to pay $24 million in settlement of alleged improper reporting of the average wholesale price of its drugs, causing Medicaid to pay inflated amounts.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
: New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent
Specific Industry of Current Parent
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: This was a settlement over post-verdict motions to withdraw an appeal and end the litigation.
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