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9th Circ. Stands Firm On $64M Tax Rulings Against Tribal Co. ($$)

Ninth Circuit on Monday declined to rethink two rulings that found a Native American tobacco company liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees.... T
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32

[Michigan] Tribe Accuses Mich. Of Using 'Rules Of Their Own Invention' ($$)

n American Indian community and Michigan officials have filed competing motions in federal court seeking quick wins in a suit over the state's tax authority, with the community saying Michigan was...
added Oct 24, 2018 01:32

[New York, Virginia] Tobacco takedown: Bklynite and two others charged for cigarette-smuggling scheme

announced the arrest and indictment of a Brooklynite and two other defendants who allegedly cheated the city and state out of more than $400,000 by illegally smuggling Virginia cigarettes (not pictured) into the borough. B
The Brooklyn (NY) Paper
added Oct 23, 2018 18:02

[New York, Virginia] Authorities: Va.-to-NYC ring smuggled 4 million cigarettes

a dozen people collaborated to smuggle nearly 4 million cigarettes from Virginia to New York City and resell them, dodging over $1.3 million in city and New York state taxes. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Monday that 12 people wer
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2018 17:59

[Australia] 'I wasn't trying to hit him hard': Man accused of killing a surgeon with a single punch because he was told to stop smoking at a hospital 'admits he shouldn't have punched him'

'I wasn't trying to hit him hard. I shouldn't have hit him in the first place,' Esmaili told police during an interview recounted by prosecutors in court. Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, died in June 2017 when his life support was turned off, four week
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 15:53


Date: 22 October 2018 . . . In the past, illicit cigarette manufacturing has been viewed as a criminal phenomenon that only countries outside the European Union could suffer from. While there were isolated detections of illegal factories in the Member S
CEPOL (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training) (hu)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:09

[Europe] Lithuania becoming home to illegal tobacco processors

Four facilities used for illegal raw tobacco processing and cigarette production have been uncovered in Lithuania in a year..."The situation is threatening. Lithuania is probably the only country in the region that does not treat raw tobacco as an excise
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:00
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli's former aide files protest over AG's discretionary powers

Restaurateur Zammit’s lawyers filed the act against the Attorney General, the Police Commissioner and the Justice Minister, calling upon the latter to effect the necessary changes to the Criminal Code so that the resulting abuse, often unnoticed by the m
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:59

[Maryland] Ocean City men indicted in 2nd New York cigarette trafficking ring

shows brothers Basel and Samir Ramadan of Ocean City and Fahd Muthana of Brooklyn face multiple tax- and money laundering-related charges. “As we allege, the defendants ran a criminal trafficking ring that funneled over 1.25 million untaxed cigarettes in
added Oct 21, 2018 19:32

[Maryland, New York] Ramadans Indicted For Untaxed Cigarette Operation; Guns, $312K Seized During Raid

Two weeks after their West Ocean City home was raided by federal law enforcement officials and their local partners, two Ocean City men were indicted Thursday in New York for their alleged roles in trafficking significant quantities of untaxed cigarettes
Maryland Coast Dispatch
added Oct 21, 2018 19:31
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