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Drugstore Chain Settles Lawsuit Over Overcharging, Misleading Advertising Allegations

Posted on Sunday, August 21, 2011 3:27pm


CVS Pharmacy will pay more than two million dollars to settle a lawsuit over allegations it overcharged customers, and was involved in misleading advertising.

In a settlment with prosecutors in Ventura, Riverside, and Los Angeles Counties, the drugstore agreed to settle the charges without admitting wrongdoing.  A lawsuit alleged the company had been charging customers more than advertised sale prices for some merchandise as well as following through on advertised discounts.


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