Rite Aid Judge Rejects Plea A federal judge in Pennsylvania rejects the government's plea bargain agreement with former Rite Aid chief executive Martin Grass. Grass has admitted his role in a billion-dollar accounting scandal in the 1990s. The plea calls for Grass to spend a maximum of eight years in jail. The judge says eight years is too lenient under federal sentencing guidelines. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.
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Judge in Rite Aid Case Rejects Plea Deal

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Judge in Rite Aid Case Rejects Plea Deal

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Judge in Rite Aid Case Rejects Plea Deal

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A federal judge in Pennsylvania rejects the government's plea bargain agreement with former Rite Aid chief executive Martin Grass. Grass has admitted his role in a billion-dollar accounting scandal in the 1990s. The plea calls for Grass to spend a maximum of eight years in jail. The judge says eight years is too lenient under federal sentencing guidelines. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.