Glenmark allegedly conspired with pharmaceutical maker Apotex Corp and other generic drug companies to increase the prices of cholesterol medication pravastatin and other generic drugs, the department said.
The department has requested information by the end of June from companies concerned about Google's abuse of its advertising clout, as well as those with data that could be used to support a complaint against Google, the sources said, noting that the deadline could be extended.
A grand jury in Washington is looking into documents related to what company officials knew about any carcinogens in their products, according to the Bloomberg report.
It was the first time the company has pleaded guilty to criminal conduct in any court in the world, a company spokesman said, and comes as the automaker strives to put the most expensive ever auto industry scandal behind it.
The deal was announced hours after prosecutors in Detroit charged three former senior Takata executives with falsifying test results to conceal the inflator defect, which triggered the world's biggest automotive safety recall.
The agreement is not final and could top USD 4 billion or fall apart but a deal could be announced as early as next week, said the sources on condition of anonymity because the talks are confidential.
VW's dealers will receive an average of USD 1.85 million each on average over 18 months under the settlement that was first announced in principle in August.
If there is a problem with a bank in a country like Germany then global investors need to worry because banks occupy a special place in the financial system, said Geoff Lewis of Manulife Asset Management.
Reuters reported in June that a criminal settlement could include a consent decree, an independent monitor overseeing the German automaker's conduct and significant yet-to-be determined fines for emissions violations.
The German automaker agreed to invest the money, which includes USD 1.2 billion nationally and USD 800 million in California, as part of its penalties for equipping hundreds of thousands of its diesel vehicles sold in the United States with software designed to cheat tailpipe emissions tests.
A US judge yesterday approved the settlement deal, resolving years of litigation over the worst offshore spill in the nation's history.
Tim Cook was speaking at an Apple product unveiling at the company's headquarters, one day before a court hearing on a hotly contested FBI effort to force the company to help break into the iPhone of a shooter involved in a deadly December attack.
"On Sunday, March 20, 2016, an outside party demonstrated to the FBI a possible method for unlocking (Syed) Farook's iPhone," prosecutors said in a filing yesterday.
VW spokeswoman Jeannine Ginivan declined to comment on talks with regulators, but said the automaker "will continue to cooperate with all relevant government agencies."
The ruling, by US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein, yesterday applied narrowly to one Brooklyn drug case, but it gives support to the company's position in its fight against a California judge's order that it create specialised software to help the FBI hack into an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino terrorism investigation.
The tech giant and the Obama administration are on track for a major collision over computer security and encryption after a federal magistrate judge in Los Angeles handed down an order on Tuesday requiring Apple to provide specific software and technical assistance to investigators.
Although such US lawsuits are typically settled at a fraction of the theoretical maximum penalty, analysts said the size of the claim meant Volkswagen (VW) could face a larger bill than previously anticipated.
The world's largest automaker said it would set aside 6.5 billion euros (USD 7.3 billion) in its third-quarter accounts to help cover the costs of the biggest scandal in its 78-year-history, blowing a hole in analysts' profit forecasts.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced a reform taskforce to try to leave the troubled body in better shape when he finally stands down after a new leader of world football is elected in February.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has condemned the "action of individuals" for bringing "shame and humiliation" on football.
As NSD's Chief of Staff, Anita M Singh will focus on strategic management issues including the design of structural changes to support work in emerging threat areas, according to a statement from the Justice Department.
JPMorgan, the largest US bank by assets, is admitting in the settlement that for more than a decade it approved thousands of loans that were not eligible for insurance by the Federal Housing Administration or the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department said in a statement.
The move comes as US authorities expand their investigation into whether banks' hiring of politically connected Chinese employees may have breached US bribery laws.
The bank and the government are arguing over whether JPMorgan should be forced to pay for mistakes made by Washington Mutual, the failed mortgage lender it bought during the financial crisis.
Infosys itself had said earlier this month that it has set aside USD 35 million for a potential settlement tied to the probe and that it was "engaged in discussions" to resolve the matter.