Violation Tracker Individual Record
: Merck and Company, Inc.
Current Parent Company
Parent at the Time of the Penalty AnnouncementPenalty
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: March 28, 2011
: government-contracting-related offenses
: False Claims Act and related
: Merck & Company, Schering Corporation and Warrick Pharmaceuticals Corporation agreed to pay a total of $4.25 million to settle allegations that it misreported average wholesale drug prices to the state and thus inflated Medicaid costs.
Level of Government
: agency action
: Wisconsin Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case
HQ Country of Current Parent
HQ State of Current Parent
: New Jersey
Ownership Structure of Current Parent
: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent
Specific Industry of Current Parent
Source of Data
: Attorney General Van Hollen Announces Settlement Against Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Alleging Average Wholesale Price Manipulation, Targeted News Service, March 28, 2011 (via Nexis).
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Current parent company note
: Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log