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Class Action Lawsuits Against Dollar General Corp.

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December 10, 2009

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit Reaches Agreement in Principle of $34.5 million

Seven putative class actions claims were made for breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the proposed sale of Dollar Genera.

Each of the complaints alleged, among other things, that Dollar General's directors engaged in self-dealing by agreeing to recommend the transaction to the shareholders of Dollar General and that the consideration available to Dollar General shareholders in the proposed transaction is unfairly low.

The defendants reached an agreement in principle to settle this lawsuit of approximately $34.5 million.

The case was filed in the Sixth Circuit Court for Davidson County, Twentieth Judicial District, at Nashville.

March 31, 2010

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit

Dollar General was sued after the company's announcement of the Agreement and Plan of Merger among Dollar General, Buck Holdings L.P. and Buck Acquisition Corp.

Seven putative class actions claims were made for breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the proposed sale of Dollar Genera.

Each of the complaints alleged, among other things, that Dollar General's directors engaged in "self-dealing" by agreeing to recommend the transaction to the shareholders of Dollar General and that the consideration available to Dollar General shareholders in the proposed transaction is unfairly low.

The Court entered an order requiring the plaintiffs in the consolidated actions to file a consolidated complaint within 30 days. According to the terms of the order, the consolidated complaint will supersede all previously-filed complaints.

The court denied the Plaintiffs' motion for a temporary injunction to block the shareholder vote that was then held on June 21, 2007.

The case was filed in the Sixth Circuit Court for Davidson County, Twentieth Judicial District, at Nashville.

June 7, 2007

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit for Securities Fraud

Dollar General was sued after the company's announcement of the Agreement and Plan of Merger among Dollar General, Buck Holdings L.P. and Buck Acquisition Corp.

Seven putative class actions claims were made for breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the proposed sale of Dollar Genera.

Each of the complaints alleged, among other things, that Dollar General's directors engaged in "self-dealing" by agreeing to recommend the transaction to the shareholders of Dollar General and that the consideration available to Dollar General shareholders in the proposed transaction is unfairly low.

The Court entered an order requiring the plaintiffs in the consolidated actions to file a consolidated complaint within 30 days. According to the terms of the order, the consolidated complaint will supersede all previously-filed complaints.

The case was filed in the Sixth Circuit Court for Davidson County, Twentieth Judicial District, at Nashville.

March 21, 2006

Further Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suits for Securities Fraud

Three additional class action lawsuits were brought against Dollar General. Similarly to earlier class actions against Dollar General, these cases claimed that Dollar General and certain members of its current and former officers and directors made misrepresentations concerning Dollar General's financial results in Dollar General's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in various press releases and other public statements. The plaintiffs sought damages with interest, costs and such other relief as the court deemed proper.

This case was filed in the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division and were subsequently consolidated in the Northern District of Alabama.

June 11, 2002

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit $140 million Settlement

Dollar General was sued in a class action suit brought by the lead plaintiffs against the company's officers and directors.

Dollar General has reached a settlement agreement to which Dollar General has agreed to pay $140 million in settlement for their claims, and to implement certain enhancements to its corporate governance and internal control procedures.

Such agreement is subject to confirmatory discovery, to the final approval of Dollar General's Board of Directors, and to court approval.

In addition, plaintiffs representing fewer than 1% of the shares traded during the class period chose to opt out of the class settlement and may elect to pursue recovery against Dollar General individually.

November 27, 2002

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit for Securities Fraud

A class action law suit was brought against Dollar General by thos who purchased or otherwise made an investment decision regarding Dollar General's securities and related derivative securities. They claimed breach of the federal securities laws. These lawsuits were consolidated into a single action suit. The case claims that Dollar General and certain of its current and former officers and directors made misrepresentations concerning Dollar General's financial results in Dollar General's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in various press releases and other public statements. The plaintiffs sought damages with interest, costs and such other relief as the court deemed proper.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

June 11, 2002

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit $162 Million Amended Settlement

Dollar General was sued in a class action suit brought by the lead plaintiffs against the company's officers and directors.

Dollar General had reached a settlement agreement where the company agreed to pay $140 million in settlement for their claims, and to implement certain enhancements to its corporate governance and internal control procedures.

However, after completion of discovery and court approval the company amended the agreement to pay $162 million in settlement for their claims and to implement certain enhancements to its corporate governance and internal control procedures.

In addition, plaintiffs representing fewer than 1% of the shares traded during the class period chose to opt out of the class settlement and may elect to pursue recovery against Dollar General individually.

January 14, 2002

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit Securities Fraud Settlement

Dollar General was sued in a class action suit brought by the lead plaintiffs against the company's officers and directors.

Dollar General has reached a settlement agreement to which Dollar General has agreed to pay $140 million in settlement for their claims, and to implement certain enhancements to its corporate governance and internal control procedures.

Such agreement is subject to confirmatory discovery, to the final approval of Dollar General's Board of Directors, and to court approval.

January 14, 2002

Dollar General Corp Securities Fraud Class Action Law Suit

Dollar General was sued in a class action suit brought by the lead plaintiffs against the company's officers and directors. The case is subject to confirmatory discovery and court approval.

August 28, 2002

Dollar General Corp Class Action Law Suit for Securities Fraud

A class action law suit was brought against Dollar General claiming breach of the federal securities laws. These lawsuits were consolidated into a single action suit. The case claims that Dollar General and certain of its current and former officers and directors made misrepresentations concerning Dollar General's financial results in Dollar General's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in various press releases and other public statements. The plaintiffs sought damages with interest, costs and such other relief as the court deemed proper.

The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.