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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…

Hawaii Average Wholesale Price Litigation

The state of Hawaii settled with dozens of pharmaceutical companies, including Merck, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis, which were accused of gouging Hawaii’s Medicaid program for more than a decade by fraudulently inflating their prescription drug prices. The total amount of the settlements was $82.7 million. The companies did not admit any liability or wrongdoing.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
10/6/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Novartis AG $10,000,000
Further Information Released
Hawaii AG Press Release 11/30/2010

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database