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Walgreens to settle NY attorney general probe for $500,000

Walgreens to settle NY attorney general probe for $500,000

Walgreens will pay $500,000 to settle the latest case of a company accused of duping New York consumers over prices.

The New York attorney general's office said Thursday that an undercover investigation found instances cases where Walgreens used misleading advertising in its stores. It also accused the nation's largest drugstore chain of overcharging customers.

The state regulator said Walgreens charged different prices at the register for some products compared to figures that appeared in print ads or on store shelf tags. That included tags that remained up after the advertised price had expired.

Walgreens said it has been working with the attorney general's office...

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