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GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3bn in US drug fraud scandal

July 3 2012 at 9:30 AM

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is to pay $3bn (£1.9bn) in the largest healthcare fraud settlement in US history.

The drug giant is to plead guilty to promoting two drugs for unapproved uses and failing to report safety data about a diabetes drug to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The settlement will cover criminal fines as well as civil settlements with the federal and state governments.

Michelle Fleury reports.

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