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Walgreens to pay $7.5M in settlement over phony pharmacist - AOL Finance

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Walgreens will pay $7.5 million to settle with California authorities after an employee was criminally charged with impersonating a pharmacist and illegally filling more than 745,000 prescriptions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prosecutors said that from late 2006 through 2017, Le used the license numbers of registered pharmacists in order to impersonate them and dispense prescriptions at Walgreens stores in Santa Clara and Alameda counties. Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire Rite Aid for $9.4 billion in cash in a deal announced today that combines the largest U.S. drugstore chain Walgreens with the nation's third largest. Full service in a wide range of retail fields at the new Walgreen drug stores; in new Villa includes a Walgreen tradition of full prescription services, at low cost made possible by the firm's Specialization in the field.

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