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[Florida] California Injunction Barring Indian Woman’s Cigarette Sales Stays In Place ($$)

California cannot obtain injunctive relief under its unfair competition law (UCL) claim against a member of an Indian tribe for selling untaxed cigarettes from her reservation home, but...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 1, 2018 03:43

[Washington] Tribal Tobacco Co. Says 9th Circ. Rulings Go Against Treaty ($$)

A Native American tobacco company has urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink two rulings finding it liable for some $58 million in excise taxes and $6 million in fees, saying they... To view the full article, register now.
added Oct 1, 2018 03:42

Fuel Tax, Tribal Land Rights On Agenda For High Court ($$)

Supreme Court is set to take on several cases with major implications for tribes that are attracting heavy friend-of-the-court participation, including a tax battle between the state of Washington...
added Oct 1, 2018 03:41

[New York] FedEx Liable To NY, NYC In $681M Contraband Cigarette Case ($$)

The Southern District of New York has ruled on cross-motions for summary judgment, finding FedEx Ground Package System Inc. was liable for violations of Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act and Assurance of...
added Sep 29, 2018 12:48

[New York] Little Neck father and two sons busted for smuggling and selling untaxed cigarettes into NYC

“This smuggling ring raked in millions of dollars at the expense of New Yorkers,” Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said. “Purchasing cheaper cigarettes from out of state and applying counterfeit tax stamps on them cheats both the state and city (Queens, NY)
added Sep 29, 2018 12:47

[New York, Virginia] Two plead guilty in untaxed cigarette case

Two New York men found with more than 400 cartons of cigarettes during a traffic stop in Exmore in November 2017 pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of possession of untaxed cigarettes in Northampton County court. Adam Hussain, 23, and Ali Adbo Ali Alsam
added Sep 29, 2018 12:45
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[New York] Hempstead pair among 8 charged in multistate cigarette smuggling ring, says DA

Two Hempstead women along with six people from Brooklyn, Queens and Virginia were charged with running a multimillion dollar interstate cigarette smuggling ring, the Queens district attorney's office said Wednesday.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 29, 2018 12:41
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Connecticut Federal Suit Over Irreconciled Tobacco Shipments, Threats Tossed ($$)

Allegations of unconstitutionality surrounding a Connecticut law that revokes a license to sell tobacco products when a tobacco manufacturer is unable to reconcile nationwide sales with federal interstate...
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added Sep 28, 2018 03:17

[New York] U.S. court dismisses NY lawsuit against FedEx over cigarettes

In his ruling, Judge Edgardo Ramos noted that the complaint simply alleged that, sometime within a 10-year span, FedEx made shipments totaling over 10,000 cigarettes. “Without further details, there is insufficient factual content to ‘draw the reasonable
added Sep 29, 2018 12:50

[New York] 'Modern-Day Bootleggers' Busted for Multi-Million Dollar Cigarette Smuggling Ring, Prosecutors Say

A group of smugglers made millions of dollars in illegal profits by buying cheap cigarettes outside of New York and selling them in-state with counterfeit tax stamps, prosecutors said. Nicholas Galafano, 56, of Queens, his sons Yaseen Galafano, 22, and
added Sep 29, 2018 12:39
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