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[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00
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[Florida] United States Sues Company Over Untaxed Cigarettes ($$)

suit on March 15 in the U.S. Court of International Trade, claiming that a Florida tobacco product importer has not paid more than $800,000 in federal excise taxes (FET) (The United States v. Mariola International Company, No. 17-00047, U.S. Int. Trade).
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 27, 2017 03:48
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 22:31
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Texas 'Small Tobacco' Tax Beats Constitutional Challenge ($$)

rejected argument by the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition that a state law imposing steeper tax burdens on tobacco companies that did not settle a lawsuit violates the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
Law360
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

“Perfection was never required, but more should and could have been done,” Forrest wrote in a 218-page decision after a trial that also praised UPS for making changes since being sued. The company has “transformed itself from a willfully blind actor to o
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge rules UPS to pay for shipping boxes of untaxed cigarettes in New York

The shipping giant will soon have to pay up for transporting thousands of boxes of untaxed cigarettes throughout the state, Manhattan Federal Judge Katherine Forrest ruled Friday. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the city Law Depart
New York Daily News
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[New York] UPS illegally shipped cigarettes, judge rules

United Parcel Service Inc. illegally shipped millions of cigarettes to New York state from Indian reservations, opening up the parcel carrier to damages and other penalties for skirting taxes on tobacco products.
CBS MarketWatch
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge Rules UPS Improperly Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes Into New York ($$)

Lawsuit brought by New York state and New York City had sought $180 million in damages and penalties, but the judge said the amount to be awarded has yet to be determined
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

"UPS largely relied on its size and weak internal procedures to excuse blatantly culpable conduct," she wrote. "But there were many, many people within UPS who consciously avoided the truth, for years." The state and city had sought more than $872 milli
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2017 17:49
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

liable in a 2015 lawsuit filed by New York City and New York state that accused it of having a corporate culture that favored sales opportunities over a responsibility to following regulations helping New York enforce tax law.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 17:11
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