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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…

Missouri Pricing Lawsuit

Schering-Plough and the state of Missouri settled a lawsuit in which the state accused the company of inflating prices for the drugs it sold to pharmacies participating in Missouri’s Medicaid program. At the end of a two-week trial, Schering-Plough agreed to pay $31 million to settle allegations that its generics subsidiary, Warrick Pharmaceuticals Corp., inflated prices in a way that cost Missouri taxpayers millions of dollars. The jury had already found the company liable for $7.3 million in compensatory damages.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
State/Local
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
3/13/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Schering-Plough Corporation $31,000,000
Further Information Released
Missouri AG Press Release 3/13/2010

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