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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Schering-Plough Corporation

10 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,582.3M in penalties

Schering-Plough’s best known products include the allergy drugs Claritin and Clarinex, the anti-cholesterol drug Vytorin, Dr. Scholl’s foot care products Coppertone skin care products. Schering-Plough Corporation merged with Merck & Co. in 2009.

Correspondence Date
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $0
2014 N/A $0
2013 N/A $11,920
2012 N/A $8.5M
2011 N/A $8.6M

10 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
3/13/2010 Missouri Pricing Lawsuit
Schering-Plough Corporation
$31,000,000
12/31/2009 Clarinex Securities Fraud Class Action
Schering-Plough Corporation
$165,000,000
12/17/2009 Albuterol False Claims
Schering-Plough Corporation
$69,000,000
1/15/2008 Clarinex Derivative Lawsuit
Schering-Plough Corporation
$9,800,000
8/29/2006 Off-Label Marketing, Overcharging and Kickbacks (Civil)
Schering-Plough Corporation
$255,025,000
8/29/2006 Off-Label Marketing, Overcharging and Kickbacks (Criminal)
Schering-Plough Corporation
$180,000,000
7/30/2004 Fraudulent Pricing of Claritin (Criminal)
Schering-Plough Corporation
$52,500,000
7/30/2004 Fraudulent Pricing of Claritin (Civil)
Schering-Plough Corporation
$292,969,482
5/3/2004 Texas Medicaid Fraud
Schering-Plough Corporation
$27,000,000
5/17/2002 2002 FDA Consent Decree
Schering-Plough Corporation
$500,000,000

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