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Pfizer slapped with $2.3 billion fine for illegally dealing drugs

Dept of Justice Scores Largest “Health Care Fraud” Settlement in Its History

Tarred and feathered (Barbados Free Press)

Tarred and feathered (Telegraph UK http://bit.ly/2QSFSR)

By Rady Ananda

Global drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., and its subsidiary, Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc., have agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the Department of Justice, to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from the illegal promotion of certain pharmaceutical products, the Justice Department announced yesterday. The settlement covers criminal activity since at least 2005.

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