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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…

EpiPen Marketing, Sales Practices, and Antitrust Litigation

Pfizer reached a $345 million settlement with a class of consumers who alleged they overpaid for EpiPen self-injectors because of anti-competitive practices. They alleged that Mylan, which was selling EpiPens made by Pfizer, conspired to maintain the product’s monopoly through large rebates issued to insurers and Medicaid plans that refused to cover a competing medication, and by employing reverse-payment patent settlements and other tactics to thwart the emergence of generic competitors.

Misconduct Type
Antitrust
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
7/14/2021
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $345,000,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 7/14/2021

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database