Alere, a global diagnostic device and service provider, said yesterday a filing the Securities and Exchange Commission that it received a grand jury subpoena from the Department of Justice requiring the production of documents relating to its sales practices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

In a Form 8-K, Alere said the subpoena it received on March 11 is related to “sales, sales practices, and dealings with third-parties (including distributors and foreign governmental officials) in Africa, Asia and Latin America and other matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.” 

The company said it’s is in the process of responding to the subpoena and intends to cooperate with the government’s investigation.