Feds Probe Medtronic's Link To Mass. Clinic

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 7:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts has hit Medtronic Inc. with a “civil investigative demand” seeking documents relating to the medical technology company's relationship with a Tufts University medical clinic.

The demand specifically relates to cardiologists at the clinic, CoreValve Inc. and certain employees of both the company and the clinic, Medtronic said in a Wednesday 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The demand comes in connection with the federal False Claims Act, Medtronic disclosed.

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