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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Korea Kickback Prosecutions

According to media accounts, six current or former employees of Novartis Korea were indicted on charges of offering kickbacks to doctors in return for prescribing its products. The Seoul Western District Prosecutors’ Office indicted former company CEO Moon Hak-sun and five other executives, as well as 28 doctors and heads of medical journals on charges of giving and receiving cash and other kickbacks.

Misconduct Type
Ethics
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pending
Date of Indictments
8/8/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Novartis AG $0
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database