Johnson & Johnson, 2 Units Plead Guilty, Pay $2.2B In Criminal, Civil Penalties

Johnson & Johnson, 2 Units Plead Guilty, Pay $2.2B In Criminal, Civil Penalties

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries have pleaded guilty, and the parent company and two subsidiaries will pay $2.2 billion in criminal fines, civil penalties and forfeitures in one criminal and several civil cases for off-label marketing of three drugs, for paying kickbacks to health care providers and a nationwide pharmacy and for causing false claims to be submitted to Medicare and Medicaid, the U.S. Justice Department announced today.

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