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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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[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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