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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…

Illegal Marketing of Neurontin

Pfizer agreed to plead guilty to violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and pay the federal and state governments more than $430 million in civil and criminal fines to resolve false claims allegations that Warner-Lambert, which Pfizer acquired in 2000, illegally marketed its epilepsy drug Neurontin between 1996 and 2000. As part of the settlement agreement, Pfizer also agreed to enter into a Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Announcement
5/13/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $430,000,000
Further Information Released
Corporate Integrity Agreement 3/24/2010
DOJ Press Release 3/24/2010
Law Firm Press Release 3/24/2010
Settlement 3/24/2010

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database