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Costco reaches settlement with DOJ

WASHINGTON — Costco Whole­sale Corp. has agreed to an $11.75 million settlement with the Department of Justice over claims that it improperly filled prescriptions for controlled ­substances. Also under the agreement, the Drug Enforcement Administration over the next three years can make unannounced and unrestricted inspections of all DEA-registered Costco ­pharmacies. The allegations concerned Costco