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Walmart Fueled Opioid Epidemic By Filling Illegitimate Prescriptions Regularly, DOJ Lawsuit Alleges

Walmart Fueled Opioid Epidemic By Filling Illegitimate Prescriptions Regularly, DOJ Lawsuit Alleges

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR The Department of Justice sued Walmart Tuesday alleging that the big-box retailer fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic by knowingly filling illegitimate prescriptions and with price-cutting techniques. Walmart transformed its 5,000 in-store pharmacies into a leading network of opioid suppliers, the Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit alleged, according to a press release. In addition, Walmart allegedly didn’t […]

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Several U.S. corporations including McDonald’s, Walmart and Amazon benefit from government programs since they pay employees such low wages, a report commissioned by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders found. Roughly 70% of both Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who earned wages worked full time, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released […]

Walmart Removes Guns and Ammo From Store Displays, Citing Potential ‘Unrest’

Walmart Removes Guns and Ammo From Store Displays, Citing Potential ‘Unrest’

BY JACK PHILLIPS Walmart Inc. on Thursday announced it will pull all guns and ammunition from its store displays on sales floors at stores this week in a bid to prevent the theft of firearms if stores are looted or broken into during potential mass civil unrest. The Arkansas-based retail giant confirmed its new policy to news outlets, stipulating that customers […]

BUSINESS | Walmart Will Limit Number of Customers in Stores Starting Saturday

BUSINESS | Walmart Will Limit Number of Customers in Stores Starting Saturday

BY JACK PHILLIPS   Walmart announced it will limit the number of people inside its stores at the same time during the COVID-19 pandemic. All Walmart stores across the United States, starting on Saturday, will start to monitor the number of people who are allowed inside the store. “Starting Saturday, we will limit the number of customers […]

Woman Gives Birth In Toilet Paper Aisle Of Missouri Walmart

Woman Gives Birth In Toilet Paper Aisle Of Missouri Walmart

GREG PRICE CONTRIBUTOR . A baby girl was born Wednesday in the toilet paper aisle of a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri to the cheers of customers rushing to stockpile on basic necessities in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Baby got rollback: Customers cheer at a Walmart in Missouri after a woman gave birth to […]

Corporations Banding With Government in Nationwide Coronavirus Testing Operation

Corporations Banding With Government in Nationwide Coronavirus Testing Operation

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV   Several of the largest corporations in the United States are working together with the government to soon offer large-scale testing for the Wuhan coronavirus across the nation, according to details released during a press briefing at the White House on Friday. Approximately 1,700 engineers at Google are developing a screening website which would allow users to […]

El Monte Resident Receives 8-year Sentence for “Hard Drive Shucking” Scam

El Monte Resident Receives 8-year Sentence for “Hard Drive Shucking” Scam

On January 17, 2020, Judge David Hirsch of the Ventura County Superior Court imposed an eight-year felony jail sentence on defendant Peter Cuong Chi Nhan (DOB 05/22/77), of El Monte. Nhan was sentenced after he pled guilty on November 22, 2019, to 12 felony counts of conspiracy, organized retail theft, and receiving stolen property. The […]

Two Killed – Suspect Dead | Walmart Duncan OK

Two Killed – Suspect Dead | Walmart Duncan OK

A shooting outside a Walmart in Duncan Oklahoma left two dead in addition to the suspect.  Local school had been put on lockdown.  “Police are investigating a shooting that killed three people Monday morning in the parking lot of a Walmart store in Duncan. The store is located at 3393 North 81 Highway in Duncan.” KOCO […]

Walmart Tries To Keep Pace With Behemoth Amazon, Expands Unlimited Grocery Delivery

Walmart Tries To Keep Pace With Behemoth Amazon, Expands Unlimited Grocery Delivery

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Walmart announced Thursday it is expanding its unlimited grocery delivery subscription service over the fall, as it joins the race against delivery companies like Amazon. The service will charge subscribers an annual fee of $98, or a monthly fee of $12.95 for same-day grocery delivery, requiring a minimum order amount […]

Walmart To Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition After Mass Shootings

Walmart To Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition After Mass Shootings

WILLIAM DAVIS REPORTER   Walmart will stop selling certain kinds of ammunition following the latest mass shooting that took place in Texas over the weekend. The Arkansas-based store announced the decision Tuesday after weeks of protests against their gun policy. The company said they will stop selling handgun and shot-barrel ammunition, and will instead focus on […]

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