Whistleblower News: U.S. Files Complaint Alleging That Rite Aid Dispensed Controlled Substances In Violation Of The False Claims Act And The Controlled Substances Act, Federal Charges In $250M Feeding Our Future Fraud Scheme

United States Files Complaint Alleging that Rite Aid Dispensed Controlled Substances in Violation of the False Claims Act and the Controlled Substances Act


The Justice Department announced today that the United States has filed a complaint in intervention in a whistleblower lawsuit brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) against Rite Aid Corporation and various subsidiaries (collectively Rite Aid) alleging that Rite Aid knowingly filled unlawful prescriptions for controlled substances. In addition to alleging claims under the FCA, the government’s complaint also alleges violations of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Rite Aid is one of the country’s largest pharmacy chains, with over 2,200 pharmacies in 17 states. read more »

U.S. Attorney Announces Federal Charges Against 10 Additional Defendants in $250 Million Feeding Our Future Fraud Scheme


The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota today announced federal criminal charges against 10 additional defendants for their alleged roles in the fraud scheme that exploited a federally-funded child nutrition program during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more »