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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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New York Seeks More Than $800 Million From UPS Over Cigarettes

UPS cost the state millions of dollars in tax revenue by delivering smokes to private residences and unauthorized sellers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman claims. The cheaper cigarettes attract young people who are disproportionately lured to
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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[New York] UPS Allegedly Helped Kids Get Cigarettes For Years

UPS supposedly cost New York state millions of dollars by delivering cigarettes to private homes and unlicensed vendors, facilitating 78,500 illegal shipments of cigarettes from 2010 to 2014. The state is claiming $800 million in damages, Bloomberg repor
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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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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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 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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[New York] Discovery Sanctions Rejected In UPS Untaxed Cigs Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge refused Wednesday to impose discovery sanctions against UPS in a lawsuit from the city and state of New York accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, finding that recently ha
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 17:55
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[New York, Washington] Tobacco Company Seeks To Stop 2nd Circuit Review Of Trafficking Claims ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Sept. 2 asked a federal judge in New York to stop the State of New York from appealing the court’s decision to dismiss trafficking claims against it (State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Moun
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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New York Prevails over UPS in Indian Country Smokes Case

The fundamental reason why plaintiffs are entitled to summary judgment and defendant is not is that when UPS was transporting unstamped cigarettes (how many is “TBD”), it was transporting contraband. Pre-amendment § 471 confirms that stamps were required
Turtle Talk (Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University blog)
added Sep 14, 2016 02:59
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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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