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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…

Multistate Avandia Settlement (November 2012)

GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay $90 million to settle claims by 37 states and the District of Columbia that the company illegally promoted its Avandia diabetes drug. The settlement resolved claims that GSK misled consumers about Avandia’s cardiovascular risks. The company did not admit to any wrongdoing or liability under the settlement. See related GlaxoSmithKline instance, “Multistate Avandia Settlement (July 2013)”.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
11/15/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GlaxoSmithKline $90,000,000
Further Information Released
Florida AG Press Release 11/15/2012
Florida Complaint 11/15/2012
Florida Consent Judgment 11/14/2012

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database