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Paying $3B: GSK tops US criminal, civil settlements for off-label, other schemes

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Beating the competition is the name of the game in business. But GlaxoSmithKline's $3 billion settlement with the US government to resolve criminal and civil charges – topping rival New York-based Pfizer's $2.3 billion deal – is not likely what the London drug giant had in mind for outdoing its competitors.

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