Wegmans Fined $750,000 By State Liquor Authority
Wegmans was fined $750,000 by the New York State Liquor Authority for a host of offenses, including illegally running five liquor stores, aiding and abetting illegal gifts and services, and more.
WGRZ reports "Wegmans was fined $750,000 to settle eight charges, including six violations for availing their license to five affiliated liquor stores, one charge for availing the license of a wholesaler, one charge for aiding and abetting illegal gifts and services, and one charge for illegally trafficking in wine."
According to WGRZ, the grocer has named a new Corporate Compliance Officer tasked with preventing future violations.
Five Wegmans locations were cited, but the only one located in Western New York was the Amherst Street store in North Buffalo.