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Kentucky lawsuit alleges West Virginia governor’s companies took part in fraud

The new complaint relates to an earlier one filed in 2012. In that one, New London Tobacco Market and Fivemile Energy argued they had leased coal in Breathitt County to Kentucky Fuel and that the company did not carry out the contract terms.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Justice companies fraudulently transferred properties, lawsuit claims

after a 2012 lawsuit claimed James C. Justice Companies did not pay fees it was supposed to in a business agreement with New London Tobacco Market, “the Justice Companies in combination with other persons and companies, began to engage in a series of tran
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 17, 2017 14:01
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Governor Justice’s companies accused of fraudulent transfers in federal court case

The lawsuit was filed by New London Tobacco Market Inc. of Tennessee and by Fivemile Energy LLC of Kentucky...One part of the agreement was $10,000 retainer fees that were to be paid to New London Tobacco Market each month starting in 2010. The lawsuit c
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Sep 17, 2017 14:00
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[Europe] Andorra making a step forward to WHO FCTC and Protocol ratification

Tobacco products advertisement, promotion and sponsorship are not subject to regulation as was taxation for many years. After negotiations with neighbouring countries and to avoid French and Spanish citizens to profit from tax-free products from across t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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Zig-Zag Owners Settle Counterfeit Rolling Paper Lawsuit

In a case of alleged counterfeit production and sale of Zig-Zag-branded cigarette papers, the owners of the brand obtained a permanent injunction and lump-sum payment of “several hundred-thousand dollars” for attorneys’ fees, investigator costs and statut
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:52
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[UK] Sniffer dogs help uncover thousands of illegal tobacco products in three-day blitz

It comes as Nottingham City Council this week evicted two tenants from council houses in Radford Road after illegal tobacco products worth more than £100,000 were found in their homes. Sniffer dog Yoyo found illegal tobacco hidden under a kitchen sink i
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:06
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[Estonia] These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize its neighbor Estonia, a gateway to the European Union and NATO, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal. At least five men have been arre
BuzzFeed
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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[Europe, Ireland, UK] All Party Parliamentary Group to crackdown on illicit tobacco

UK MPs and peers from across the political spectrum are coming together to form an All Party Parliamentary Group to tackle illicit trade, with a focus on smuggled and counterfeit tobacco and alcohol. The cross-party group, which is being led by founder
SecuringIndustry.com (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:11
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[New York, Virginia] ‘I Smell Cash’: How the A.T.F. Spent Millions Unchecked

documents tell a bizarre story of how federal agents set up shop inside a southern Virginia tobacco business, and treated its bank account as their own... Mr. Lesnak specialized in investigating tobacco smuggling, one of the A.T.F.’s core missions. Thoug
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2017 11:04
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Govt.’s war on tobacco increases smuggling of cigarettes and beedi consumption

increasing the prices of cigarettes has caused proliferation of illicit cigarettes smuggled from nearby countries and the consumption of beedi among low income groups. The beedi industry is under-regulated and therefore under-priced, says the latest ann
The Island (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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