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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…

Helbig v. Interstate Pharmacy Corporation (Reissuing of Medications)

“The allegations in the class action suit alleged that prior to February 2000, PharMerica’s IPC pharmacy [a subsidiary of AmerisourceBergen] in Hawaii accepted returned medications and reissued them for other patients in violation of Hawaii law. There were no allegations of physical harm to any patient.” Under the settlement, PharMerica paid $2 million to a fund for class action members and $1.2 million to the University of Hawaii for programs benefiting senior citizens.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
1/27/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
AmerisourceBergen $3,200,000
Further Information Released
AmerisourceBergen Press Release 3/1/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database