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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07
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Justices Bar Michigan From Suing Tribe Over Casino

Michigan may not sue an Indian tribe to shut down a casino opened far from the tribe’s reservation...The ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in dissent, “renders the tribes largely litigation-proof” for activities as varied as gambling, cigarette sales,
New York Times
added May 28, 2014 14:09
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[New York] FedEx hit with $235m lawsuit from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for shipping untaxed cigarettes

The attorney general is charging FedEx with violating state and federal law by delivering more than 400,000 cartons of cheap and untaxed cigarettes to consumers across New York State. The filing says the shipments cost the state a 'direct tax loss' of mor
New York Daily News
added Mar 31, 2014 10:54
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[New York] Sovereign Immunity For Tribal Officials At Risk ($$)

Tribal officials have long relied on the doctrine of official sovereign immunity...In at least two circuit courts, the doctrine is imperiled and its future use to... Native American Distributing v. Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Co., was the first to change course
Law360
added Feb 26, 2016 19:58
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[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
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[New York] DOCKET for NYC v FedEx 12/30/13-3/31/14

12/30/2013 1 COMPLAINT against Federal Express Corp., Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. ... 03/30/2014 13 AMENDED COMPLAINT amending 1 Complaint against FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.,, Federal Express Corp.
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 13:47
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[New York] Attorney General Sues Perrysburg Cigarette Wholesaler

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes.
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Mar 5, 2013 12:17
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[New York] Tobacco Companies Broke Law by Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, Judge Rules

The judgment, which could cost the wholesalers up to $15 million in penalties, was the latest victory in a battle that the city and state have waged for years to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian-owned businesses to non-Indians.
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2012 01:14
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[New York] UPS Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up (UPS)

Arguments ended last week in a lawsuit between United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) and New York state and city authorities, reports Reuters. The lawsuit alleges that UPS turned a blind-eye toward illegal cigarette shipments, which were being sent into New
Investopedia.com
added Nov 7, 2016 21:59
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New York Federal Judge Denies Motion For Sanctions In Untaxed Tobacco Suit ($$)

denied New York City and New York state’s motion to impose sanctions on the attorneys representing United Parcel Service Inc. in a tobacco trafficking suit because the judge found that the city and state’s failure to produce certain pieces of evidence dur
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 16, 2016 00:08
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