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[Missouri, Nebraska, New York] ATF sting targets smuggled smokes

The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16
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[New York] Judge snuffs bootleg Indian’s cheap cigs

A member of an upstate Indian tribe has been told to butt out of the discount- cigarette business after admitting he sold more than 10,000 bootleg smokes to city residents. A judge ordered Robert Gordon of the Seneca Nation of Indians to stop selling unt
New York Post
added May 24, 2013 11:38
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[New York, Oklahoma] ATF raid seizes Seneca-Cayuga cigarettes and $500,000 in N.Y. raid

The raid came as the result of complaints filed in May 2012 with the ATF in New York and a lengthy investigation. “We received a complaint about this particular store and the volume of untaxed cigarettes they were selling in contrast with other stores in
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Jan 18, 2013 06:54
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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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[New York] Tobacco Companies Broke Law by Selling Untaxed Cigarettes, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled last week that two tobacco wholesalers illegally skirted paying millions of dollars in taxes by selling truckloads of untaxed cigarettes to retailers on an American Indian reservation on Long Island, which then resold them in the ci
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2012 14:07
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[Latin America, Mexico] Canada Fuels the Tobacco Black Market in Costa Rica

This indictment comes after a group of Mexican journalists visited Canada this summer and found out that the source of a huge illicit cigarette trade and tax defrauding scheme in Mexico is in large part due to contraband cigarettes coming from Southweste
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:28
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[Canada] MCA gets approval for tobacco pilot project

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has received a $476,115 two-year grant from the Government of Ontario to support the development of an Akwesasne Tobacco Law and Regulatory Framework. The “Akwesasne Tobacco Pilot Project” is one of two First Nation projec
Cornwall (ON) Seaway News (ca)
added May 8, 2013 13:50
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[Canada] Mohawks snuff out proposal to ban sale and manufacture of tobacco

Hundreds of people living in Kahnawake are dependent on industry for livelihood
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 24, 2012 10:40
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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[Canada] Ontario Continues Fight Against Contraband Cigarette Trade

The illegal cigarette trade has flourished in the province, despite efforts by authorities to crack down ... The trail of contraband cigarettes often leads right to Ontario’s Six Nations Indian reservation, which has a robust trade of illegal tobacco, th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:39
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