Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pharmacia Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Pfizer
Penalty: 
$2,500,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
February 18, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Pharmacia agreed to pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that it inflated the cost of drugs sold to New York State health programs.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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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