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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…

Controlled Substances Act Violations

Express Scripts, Inc. and Express Scripts Pharmacy Services, Inc. paid $2.75 million to settle alleged violations of the Controlled Substances Act by failing to have practices in place to prevent the theft of controlled substances at several facilities around the country. The Department of Justice alleged that between 2002 and 2009, Express Scripts experienced employee theft of controlled substances, had discrepancies in its inventories, failed to report in-transit losses to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and used invalid DEA numbers to fill some prescriptions at its mail order facilities.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
5/17/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Express Scripts Holding Company $2,750,000
Further Information Released
DEA Press Release 5/17/2012
Settlement Agreement 5/14/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database