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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Investigation of Alleged Medical Equipment Cartel

Brazilian federal prosecutors allege several companies, including General Electric, took part in a medical equipment bribery and price-fixing scheme from 2004 until 2015. Daurio Speranzini Jr., chief executive of GE’s Latin American division, was one of 24 people arrested in July 2018 for what prosecutors allege was a scheme by Philips, Johnson & Johnson, GE, and other companies that involved bribing government health officials in return for help in inflating prices for an array of medical equipment and supplies.

Misconduct Type
Ethics
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pending
Date of Arrests
7/4/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $0
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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database