Levi & Korsinsky is investigating potential claims of against the board of directors of Walgreen Co. (“Walgreen” or the “Company”) (NYSE: WAG).
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On June 11, 2013, Walgreen entered into a settlement agreement with the Drug Enforcement Administration in connection with civil charges that the Company had practiced improper distribution of prescription painkillers. Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent of the DEA’s Miami field office, called Walgreen’s actions “a clear example of inexcusable corporate conduct that existed only for greed and profit.” Under the settlement, Walgreen agreed to an $80 million payout that is expected to negatively impact Walgreen stock price by 4 to 6 cents per share in the third quarter of 2013. The Company is also required to surrender its DEA registrations at six of its more than 800 Florida pharmacies until May 2014 and at a Florida distribution center until September 2014.
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