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[New York] UPS Escapes Racketeering Claims In Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge threw out allegations that UPS had conspired with its customers to ship untaxed cigarettes from Native American organizations, saying in an order Tuesday that New York government officials had failed to provide enough evidence to
Law360
added Aug 10, 2016 19:07
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[Washington] Tobacco Company Says It Has Been Denied Discovery In Assessment Suit ($$)

that it should not be ordered to pay $6.3 million in statutory assessments and late fees under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) because it has not been given the opportunity to see how the government arrived at the amount of the a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 4, 2016 21:38
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[Washington] Tribal Cig Co. Says Discovery Gap Sinks Feds' Bid For $6.4M ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company told a Washington federal judge Tuesday it shouldn't be forced to cough up more than $6.4 million in payments to the federal government under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, arguing it has been denied its
Law360
added Aug 4, 2016 11:20
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[New York] NY Defends Doc Bid In Cigarette Tax Case Against FedEx ($$)

urged a federal judge to compel FedEx to turn over shipping records and other documents in their suit alleging the courier illegally shipped untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, arguing the records are relevant to their claims.
Law360
added Jul 29, 2016 18:50
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[Washington] King Mountain Tobacco partially prevails in New York taxation lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled partially in favor of King Mountain Tobacco in a taxation lawsuit filed by the state of New York...ruling in favor of King Mountain in regards to sales to Native American businesses on tribal lands there, and also in favor of th
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jul 28, 2016 13:55
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Indian Cigarette Maker Wins Partial Victory On New York State’s Claims ($$)

A Native American cigarette manufacturer was awarded summary judgment July 21 in New York federal court on most federal cigarette tax claims filed against it by the State of New York but lost summary judgment on state law claims for failure to sell unsta
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2016 03:33
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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million....At the heart of the legal battle is the allegation that Native Wholesale Supply, owned by a member of the Seneca Nation but chartered by the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, operated a nationwide distributi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 14:54
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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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[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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[New York] NY Scores Partial Win Over Native-Owned Tobacco Co. ($$)

While a federal judge on Thursday cleared a Native American-owned tobacco maker of most of the federal trafficking claims lodged against it by New York state, he found it liable for certain state law claims in a suit stemming from millions of dollars in a
Law360
added Jul 22, 2016 22:47
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