Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Walgreens
Current Parent Company: 
Walgreens Boots Alliance
Penalty: 
$5,500,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
March 20, 2018
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Walgreens agreed to pay $5.5 million in settlement of allegations it overcharged for prescription drugs covered by the state workers' compensation insurance system.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.