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New York seeks $872 mln from UPS in cigarette shipments trial

Lilia Toson, a lawyer for the city, told U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in her opening statement that UPS repeatedly ignored red flags that many of its shipments from American Indian reservations contained untaxed cartons of cigarettes. "The evid
Reuters
added Sep 19, 2016 20:25
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New York Tribes Continue to Violate Federal Tobacco Laws

The 2009 Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act was expected to end (or sharply reduce) mail order deliveries ... after the law was enacted and major delivery companies (FedEx, UPS) agreed to end cigarette deliveries, some reservation-based distributors tu
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 5, 2013 10:51
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Contraband Cigarette Dealers For Evading State Taxes

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing inve
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 4, 2013 16:26
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[New York] NY, Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Square Off In Cigarette Tax Row ($$)

The state of New York and a Native-American owned tobacco maker traded blows in New York federal court Monday as they each seek to resolve the state’s claims that the company owes millions of dollars in unpaid cigarette taxes. New York claims that King M
Law360
added Mar 29, 2016 21:57
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[Oklahoma] State, Muscogee (Creek) Nation sign tobacco compact

Governor Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Aug 27, 2012 23:30
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[Nebraska, New York] Does the Shadow of Big Tobacco Loom Behind the Recent Seizure of Mohawk Cigarettes?

“The sale and distribution of Native American brands to nontribal members are fully within the State’s power to tax, regulate and enforce,” Altria declared in its white paper. “There is no immunity for sales of Native American cigarettes to non-Indians o
Indian Country Today
added Jun 1, 2012 10:14
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[Canada] First Nations cigarette maker suing the feds for billions

the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers...accuses the Attorney General of Canada of “malfeasance in public office, neglige
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 00:47
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[New York] UPS Agent Explains Smiley-Face Email In $872M Cig-Tax Trial ($$)

A UPS account executive on Wednesday sought to explain a happy-face emoticon he sent when an audit of a Seneca-reservation client suspected of trafficking cigarettes turned up bags of coffee, the latest in a Manhattan trial that could cost the shipping gi
Law360
added Sep 22, 2016 17:46
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[Washington] STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiff, vs. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56
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[New York] AG Challenges UPS on Tobacco Deliveries

In an opening statement this week in a Manhattan federal court, Carrie Cohen, the lawyer for UPS, said the company was in full compliance with the law, saying the city and state mistook cartons of legally shipped “little cigars” for cigarettes. “Littl
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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