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[Mississippi] Burke co-defendant Benham sentenced to prison on tobacco-tax scheme

Randy Benham, part of the first wave of arrests in area tobacco raids more than three years ago, was sentenced to federal prison today. Benham, 46, will turn himself in to a federal prison Aug. 20 to begin serving 12 months, plus one day on a three-count
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jul 30, 2012 15:38
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[Mississippi] Sentencing set in contraband cigarettes case

Fred Brackett, who ran a tobacco wholesale company in Lancaster, S.C., is scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Miss
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2012 13:56
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Update on NPM Fee Legislation — Mississippi, Florida and Texas

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20
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[Mississippi] Sentencing set in contraband cigarettes case

A man is scheduled for sentencing next week on federal charges related to a scheme to avoid paying taxes on thousands of cartons of cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2012 12:41
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[Mississippi] Smoking hot issue

As an older, more conservative community, Horn Lake would be the last city in DeSoto County to ban smoking in public places. The city's mayor Allen Latimer is cool to the idea of a smoking ban, preferring to let voters decide the issue.
DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Jan 26, 2015 20:58
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[Mississippi] Date set for sentencing in tobacco scheme

Randy Benham, one of the first accused publicly in a multi-state black-market tobacco scheme centered in north Mississippi, will be sentenced July 30, more than 2 1/2 years after his guilty plea.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jun 24, 2012 21:13
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Tobacco whistleblower dies in Mississippi

A paralegal who supplied documents that set off a legal assault that staggered the nation's biggest tobacco companies has died. Merrell Williams Jr. died last week in Ocean Springs, Miss. He was 72. ... Williams is remembered by former Mississippi Attorn
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2013 16:32
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[Mississippi] Man pleads guilty in contraband cigarette case

North Carolina man has pleaded guilty . . . Court documents accuse Phelps falsifying documents showing the cigarettes were exported overseas to avoid paying fees related to the Master Settlement Agreement.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:55
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[Kentucky, Mississippi] More charges leveled in contraband tobacco scheme

Two Kentucky men and a tobacco company have been indicted for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes. .... accused of wire fraud and conspiring to sell cigarettes through Mississippi to avoid paying federal and state taxe
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added May 17, 2013 10:09
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[Mississippi] Indiana man sentenced in Miss. cigarette case

Settles pleaded guilty earlier this year
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 5, 2012 03:27
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