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[New York] UPS Seeks To Exclude Evidence Of Damages In Cigarette Trafficking Suit ($$)

asked a federal judge in New York to bar the State of New York and New York City from presenting the amount of damages they are seeking against it in an upcoming cigarette trafficking trial (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2016 16:51
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[Washington] 1855 Treaty Exempts Tribe From Tobacco Tax, 9th Circ. Told ($$)

An Indian tribe argued to the Ninth Circuit Tuesday that a Washington federal court wrongly ignored a 160-year-old treaty when it determined that a tribe-member-owned tobacco company on tribal land was still subject to a federal product tax. Counsel for
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 16:49
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[New York] UPS Says NY State, City Must Disclose Damages In Cigs Suit ($$)

UPS urged a federal judge Monday to block the city and state of New York from presenting evidence for damages at trial in their lawsuit accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, claiming the governmen
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 16:48
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[Washington] Feds Rip Tribal Cig Co.'s Bid To Block $6.4M Over Discovery ($$)

government continued to press a Washington federal judge on Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, blasting the company's arguments
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:15
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[South Dakota] SD Inks Tax Collection Deals With Three Tribes ($$)

South Dakota has finalized tax agreements with three tribes under which the state’s revenue department will collect sales, use and excise taxes on the tribes' behalf to enforce tax laws
Law360
added Aug 18, 2016 19:11
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[Kentucky, New York] Ex-Seneca Nation leader Bergal Mitchell sentenced to probation in golf course land deal

Arcara pointed to his cooperation with prosecutors, most notably in a fraud case involving untaxed overseas cigarettes in Kentucky. Mitchell testified at a trial that ended with several convictions and a $19 million judgment for the government.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
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[Washington] Wash. Tribe Member's Estate Can’t Get Back Seized Smokes ($$)

A Washington appeals court has rejected an attempt by the estate of a deceased member of the Quinault Indian Nation to take back cigarettes seized for lacking tax stamps, saying it is bound by a ruling by the state’s top court concerning the smokes.
Law360
added Aug 11, 2016 16:15
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New York Federal Judge Grants Partial Judgment On RICO Claims For UPS ($$)

because the plaintiffs have not presented enough evidence to show that UPS “participated in a RICO enterprise under governing precedent” by shipping untaxed cigarettes (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 10, 2016 19:36
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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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