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Southern Glazer's and Breakthru Fined in Pennsylvania for providing gifts

July 28, 2017

Four suppliers agreed to pay about $9 million in penalties for providing gifts to liquor agency officials, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits of Pennsylvania will pay $5 million for giving cash, all-expenses paid trips, and tickets to shows and sporting events to board officials from 2000 to 2012. Breakthru Beverage Pennsylvania and White Rock Distilleries will pay $2 million each for giving away gift cards, tickets, meals and entertainment to the officials. North Wales, Pennsylvania-based Pio Imports will pay $200,000 for handing out gift cards ...