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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…

Generic Drug Price Fixing – Multistate Lawsuit

A coalition of 44 states filed a lawsuit against 20 of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers—including Pfizer and Novartis’ Sandoz division—alleging a conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs. The lawsuit, which also names 15 individual executives, alleges the defendants engaged in a multi-year, coordinated and systematic campaign to conspire with each other to fix prices, allocate markets, and rig bids.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
5/10/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $0
Novartis AG $0
Further Information Released
Connecticut AG Press Release 5/12/2019
Complaint 5/10/2019

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database