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[Nebraska] HO-CHUNK, INC. et al v. LYNCH et al: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION

Plaintiffs, tribal-owned corporations engaged in the distribution of cigarettes, seek a declaration clarifying whether certain recordkeeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act apply to Indian tribal entities like them. The Court c
Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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[New York] Judge: UPS Must Pay $247M to NYC and State in Cigarette Case

Forrest handed down the penalty after finding the company liable in a civil case in federal court in Manhattan in March, saying the company ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations,
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2017 01:21
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[Washington] Tribe Members Fight Bid To Nix Cigarette Sales Fight ($$)

members have blasted a bid to dismiss the three remaining defendants in their Washington federal court suit seeking to block criminal prosecution for illegal cigarette sales on Indian land, rejecting the contention that two state agents have immunity sinc
Law360
added May 3, 2017 23:27
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[New York] Will UPS Stock Be Hurt By $872 Million Cigarette Delivery Lawsuit?

Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) were higher in late-afternoon trading on Monday despite the Atlanta-based package delivery service being sued by New York state and city officials for allegedly making illegal deliveries of more than 683,000 carton
thestreet.com
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK and THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs, v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC.: OPINION & ORDER (PDF)

if a stamp is required (and we know that it is under New York law), then cigarettes that fail to bear evidence of such stamp are contraband; one who transports contraband is liable under the CCTA. This legal reality requires a determination of these mot
Turtle Talk (Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University blog)
added Sep 14, 2016 03:02
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[New York] FedEx Fights Shipping Records Bid In Cigarette Tax Case ($$)

told a federal judge Thursday it shouldn’t have to turn over shipping records and other documents the city and state of New York have said are crucial in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservation
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:49
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[Washington] Feds Push To Collect $6.4M From Wash. Tribal Tobacco Co. ($$)

urged a Washington federal judge Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, saying the extensive record in the government’s suit backs its ca
Law360
added Jul 7, 2016 17:46
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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Sues State Over Taxes, Tobacco Raids ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Friday hit state officials with a lawsuit in Michigan federal court, accusing the state of levying taxes in violation of federal and state laws, unlawfully seizing its property and infringing on its sovereign immunity.
Law360
added May 25, 2016 04:11
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[Washington] Tribal Cigarette Co. Takes Tobacco Fund Feud To High Court ($$)

King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. said that an 1855 treaty between the Yakama and the federal government bars the state from forcing it to pay into an escrow fund set up for cigarette manufacturers that...
Law360
added Feb 7, 2015 03:31
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[Washington] IRS Wins $60M Tobacco Tax Suit, Must Credit Seized Assets ($$)

Washington federal court on Thursday shot down a Native American cigarette producer's defense against paying about $60 million in excise taxes but also told the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to clarify how it will credit toward that repayment assets it al
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:50
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