Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Stericycle, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Stericycle
Penalty: 
$2,400,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 8, 2013
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General announced a $2.4 million settlement with medical waste disposal company Stericycle, Inc. concerning allegations that it improperly overcharged nearly 1,000 New York government entities, including police and fire departments, rescue squads, schools, jails, and hospitals.

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: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
waste management and environmental services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
waste management
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.