July 2, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Monday announced that they had reached a $3 billion settlement in a series of criminal and civil healthcare fraud cases against the drug company. As part of the agreement, GSK pleaded guilty to three ...[read more]
October 27, 2010
by Ashley Hileman
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Tuesday that British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and its subsidiary SB Pharmco Puerto Rico Inc., have agreed to plead guilty to civil and criminal charges relating to the manufacture and distribution of adulterated drugs and will pay a ...[read more]
September 16, 2008
by Caitlin Price
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Tuesday that a drug company refusing to meet ordinary orders for medicine as a means of thwarting parallel exports abuses its market position. The decision comes in connection with a lawsuit filed by Greek drug wholesalers against pharmaceutical... ...[read more]
April 2, 2008
by James M Yoch Jr
European Union Advocate General Damaso Ruiz-Jarabo on Monday advised the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has engaged in abusive practices that contravene EU antitrust laws in connection with a lawsuit filed by Greek drug wholesalers against GSK. The ...[read more]
February 14, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) confirmed Tuesday that it had begun an investigation into whether UK firms paid illegal kickbacks to the Saddam Hussein regime in the now-defunct UN Oil-for-Food program, through which Hussein allegedly embezzled as much as $1.8 billion. According to the ...[read more]
September 12, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to pay $3.4 billion to settle Internal Revenue Service claims in what the IRS calls the largest tax dispute in the history of the Internal Revenue Service. According to the IRS:The agreement between GSK and the IRS brings to a conclusion a dispute dating... ...[read more]
August 25, 2005
by Holly Manges Jones
California's Attorney General Bill Lockyer said Thursday that the state is suing 39 pharmaceutical companies for concealing the actual costs of their drugs in an attempt to artificially inflate payments from California's Medicaid program. Lockyer said he added new drug companies including ...[read more]
February 8, 2005
by Chris Buell
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed suit Tuesday against 48 drug manufacturers, alleging fraud that cost Illinois residents hundreds of millions in a lawsuit similar to those filed by 19 other states. The drug companies, which include Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck and Johnson & ...[read more]

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