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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…

U.S. ex rel. Bergman v. Abbott Laboratories (TriCor Kickbacks and Off-Label Marketing)

Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie (a division of Abbott until 2013) paid $25 million to resolve allegations of employing kickbacks and unlawful marketing and promotion methods between 2006 and 2008 with regard to the cholesterol drug TriCor.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
Health and Human Services
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
10/26/2018
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Abbott Laboratories $25,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 10/26/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database