Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Par Pharmaceutical Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Endo International
Penalty: 
$2,010,667
Year: 
2011
Date: 
October 24, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Three companies agreed to pay a total of $6.032 million to settle litigation relating to the misreporting of wholesale drug prices, thus increased prices for the state's Medicaid program. The announcement did not indicate how much each would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally among the three.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Mississippi Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Mississippi
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ireland (reincorporated for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.