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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Connecticut Joins $28.125M State-Federal Settlement with Omnicare to Resolve Depakote False Claims Allegations
  Omnicare, Inc. – an institutional pharmacy that provides pharmaceuticals and related pharmacy services to long-term care and chronic care facilities – has agreed to a $28.125 million settlement with the federal government and several states to resolve civil allegations that the company conspired with drug manufacturer Abbott Laboratories through a number of disguised kickback arrangements to increase overall utilization of the drug Depakote, Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane and Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby said today.

Monday, October 03, 2016
AG Jepsen, Banking Commissioner Pérez: RBS enters $120M Settlement with State of Connecticut to Resolve RMBS Investigation
  – RBS Securities, Inc. will pay $120 million to the state of Connecticut to resolve an investigation into its underwriting of residential mortgage-back securities (RMBS) in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Banking Commissioner Jorge Perez announced today.

Friday, September 23, 2016
AG Jepsen: Conn. Joins Antitrust Lawsuit over Allegations that Drug Company Illegally Blocked Generic Opioid Treatment from Market
  Connecticut, 34 other states and the District of Columbia filed a federal lawsuit yesterday afternoon against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, alleging that the companies engaged in an illegal scheme to block generic competitors from entering the market and cause purchasers to pay artificially high prices, Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Statement from AG Jepsen on Next Steps in CCJEF v. Rell
  "For the public and legislators to trust the legitimacy of such a dramatically new system and the policies it produces, they must know that the ruling mandating it is legally correct. There are strong arguments that the trial court exceeded its authority and the standards articulated by the Connecticut Supreme Court, and so today we are asking that court to review this ruling."

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
State Settles Joint State-Federal False Claims Act Investigation with Pediatric Dental Provider
  A pediatric dental provider with practices in Milford and West Haven will pay more than $1.3 million to the state and federal government to resolve allegations that he submitted false claims to Connecticut's Medicaid program for x-ray services that did not comply with state law, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.