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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Walgreen Company

42 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1,410.1M in penalties

Walgreens is a pharmacy store chain specializing in filling prescriptions, health and wellness products, health information, and photo services.

Correspondence Date
FY Rank Contract Awards
2021 #88 $899.7M

42 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
8/17/2022 Lake and Trumbull Counties, Ohio v. Purdue Pharma et al. (Prescription Opioid Epidemic)
Walgreen Company
$0
5/4/2022 Florida Opioid Sales
Walgreen Company
$683,000,000
10/22/2021 Brown-Davis et al. v. Walgreen Company (ERISA Violation)
Walgreen Company
$13,750,000
3/18/2021 Epstein v. Walgreen Company (Unpaid Overtime)
Walgreen Company
$3,300,000
3/5/2021 Le v. Walgreen Company (Failure to Provide Rest and Meal Breaks)
Walgreen Company
$6,800,000
12/17/2020 Unlawful Disposal of Hazardous Waste
Walgreen Company
$3,500,000
11/24/2020 Mejia v. Walgreen Company (Unpaid Wages)
Walgreen Company
$4,500,000
2/4/2020 Employing an Unlicensed Pharmacist
Walgreen Company
$7,500,000
8/15/2019 Ramirez v. Walgreen Company (Failing to Provide Accurate Wage Statements)
Walgreen Company
$1,150,000
8/6/2019 Smiles v. Walgreen Company (Failing to Provide Employees Adequate Seating)
Walgreen Company
$15,000,000
1/23/2019 Submitting False Claims for Stimulant Medications
Walgreen Company
$3,500,000
1/22/2019 Improper Billing for Insulin Pens
Walgreen Company
$269,200,000
1/22/2019 Overcharging for Drugs Sold Through the Prescription Savings Club
Walgreen Company
$60,000,000
9/28/2018 Misleading Investors About Forecasted Earnings Goal
Walgreen Company
$34,820,000
3/20/2018 Overcharging Massachusetts Workers Compensation System for Prescription Drugs (2018)
Walgreen Company
$5,500,000
1/29/2018 Selling Expired Products
Walgreen Company
$2,250,000
4/20/2017 Submitting False Claims for Reimbursement to Medi-Cal Program
Walgreen Company
$9,860,000
1/19/2017 Improper Dispensing of Controlled Substances in Massachusetts
Walgreen Company
$200,000
1/18/2017 Prescription Savings Club False Claims
Walgreen Company
$50,000,000
1/6/2017 Jacob et al. v. Duane Reade (Unpaid Overtime)
Walgreen Company
$13,500,000
6/17/2016 Expired Sales Tags in Missouri
Walgreen Company
$309,000
6/17/2016 Violation of Missouri Court-Ordered Consumer Protection Agreement
Walgreen Company
$474,000
4/21/2016 Overcharging and Misleading New York Consumers
Walgreen Company
$500,000
3/26/2015 Kolinek v. Walgreen Company (TCPA Violation)
Walgreen Company
$11,000,000
7/2/2014 San Francisco Employee Disability Discrimination
Walgreen Company
$180,000
3/25/2014 California Wage and Hour Class Actions
Walgreen Company
$23,000,000
6/11/2013 Controlled Substances Act Record-Keeping and Dispensing Violations
Walgreen Company
$80,000,000
12/14/2012 Unlawful Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Waste
Walgreen Company
$16,570,000
4/20/2012 Offering Illegal Inducements to Transfer Prescriptions
Walgreen Company
$7,900,000
7/27/2011 Fraudulently Billing Medicaid and the Connecticut ConnPACE Program
Walgreen Company
$140,000
7/14/2011 Overcharging Massachusetts Workers Compensation System for Prescription Drugs (2011)
Walgreen Company
$2,800,000
3/23/2010 Deceptive Advertising of “Wal-Born”
Walgreen Company
$5,970,000
5/27/2009 Sexual Harassment at Duane Reade Bronx Store
Walgreen Company
$240,000
1/14/2009 Damassia and Chowdhury v. Duane Reade (Unpaid Overtime)
Walgreen Company
$3,500,000
9/29/2008 U.S. ex rel. Thompson et al. v. Walgreen Company (Medicaid Prescription False Claims)
Walgreen Company
$9,900,000
6/4/2008 Improper Drug Switching
Walgreen Company
$35,000,000
3/25/2008 Racial Discrimination in Promotion, Compensation, and Assignment
Walgreen Company
$24,000,000
11/19/2007 Selling Expired and/or Mispriced Products in New Jersey
Walgreen Company
$200,000
10/24/2006 Violation of Michigan Item-Pricing Law
Walgreen Company
$550,000
8/25/2006 Selling Expired Products in New Jersey
Walgreen Company
$50,000
1/22/2003 Photo Processing Hazardous Waste Violations in Massachusetts
Walgreen Company
$185,000
2/13/2002 Selling Tobacco to Minors
Walgreen Company
$320,000

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