Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Schering-Plough Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Merck
Penalty: 
$27,000,000
Year: 
2004
Date: 
May 3, 2004
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Schering-Plough agreed to pay $27 million to Texas and the federal government to settle allegations that it engaged in falsification of wholesale drug price reporting. The settlement was also reported by the Justice Department; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-schering-p...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Texas Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Source of Data: 

Texas settles Medicaid fraud case for $27 million, Associated Press, May 3, 2004 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.