Missouri AG Sues Walgreen For Overcharging At Registers

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- Missouri's attorney general said Tuesday he has sued Walgreen Co. in state court, claiming the retailer routinely dupes customers about discounts with confusing display advertising and then overcharges them at the register.

The suit says that Walgreen has systematically used deceptive price tags and in-store promotional materials that promised sale prices that were not honored at checkout.

Attorney General Chris Koster said in a statement that customers often overpaid because "the sheer volume of tags on the shelves makes it nearly impossible to recall the details...
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