Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Watson/Schein Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
AbbVie
Penalty: 
$11,300,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
September 27, 2011
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Falsification of wholesale drug price reporting. Federal government shared in the settlement. Penalty amount listed here is state portion only.

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: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pharmaceuticals
Source of Data: 

Attorney General Abbott Recovers $11.3 Million for Texas Medicaid Program, Targeted News Service, September 27, 2011 (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.