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UPDATE 1-Allergan unit to plead guilty to health care fraud, pay $125 mln

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Oct 29 (Reuters) - Warner Chilcott US Sales LLC, now part of Allergan Plc, agreed to plead guilty to felony health care fraud and pay $125 million to resolve U.S. charges that it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to prescribe several of its drugs.

The U.S. Department of Justice, which announced the settlement, also said former Warner Chilcott President W. Carl Reichel was arrested on Thursday in Boston and charged with one count of conspiring to pay the kickbacks.

At least four other people have pleaded guilty or been charged in connection with Warner Chilcott's activities, the department...


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