A former CVS employee who stole more than $2 million worth of diabetic test strips has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
Antonio Rivera, 36, will also have to pay $2.5 million in restitution to CVS.
Rivera, who was employed as a senior assistant purchasing assistant, bought excessive amounts of diabetic test strips. CVS’ systems flagged a purchase at a location in Rochester in July 2018. Prosecutors say they package had Rivera’s return address on it.
Prosecutors say Rivera would steal the excess orders and sell them to a third party. An audit found more than 20,000 boxes of strips were unaccounted for. Prosecutors say that totaled to a loss of more than $2.5 million.