Attorney General James Secures $1.2 Million From Dollar Store Chains For Selling Expired Products

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 09:28

Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Caught Selling Expired and Obsolete Items  

Chains have Agreed to Significant Business Reforms  

NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James today announced discount retail chains Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar will pay $1.2 million in fines and damages for selling expired products. The settlements resolve a multi-month undercover investigation over the chains’ sale of expired over-the-counter drugs, Dollar General’s sale of obsolete motor oil, and Dollar Tree and Family Dollar’s failure to comply with New York’s bottle deposit law.

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