NEW YORK — The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday said it has charged two former top executives at drug store chain Duane Reade with accounting fraud, alleging that they executed false-payment schemes that inflated the company’s profits. According to the complaint, filed in federal court here, former Duane Reade Chief Executive Officer Anthony Cuti designed two types of accounting transactions — “real estate concessions” and “credit and rebilling” — that raised the chain’s pre-tax ...
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