Tag Archives: Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act

Federal Court Approves Auctioning of HCI Smokes; Case Still Under Active Investigation

Here is the order in United States v. 2015 Dodge Ram 350 Truck (D. Neb.): 77 dct order Prior post here.

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Second Circuit Briefs in State of New York v. King Mountain Tobacco Inc.

Here: King Mountain Opening Brief NCAI Amicus Brief New York Brief US Amicus Biref King Mountain Reply Prior posts here.

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United States Attorney Initiates Forfeiture of Nearly 45,000 Cartons of HCI Smokes and other property

Here is the pleading captioned United States v. 2015 Dodge Ram 350 Truck (D. Neb.): complaint Update — here is the amended complaint now captioned United States v. 2005 Freightliner M2106 Box Truck (D. Neb.): amended complaint  

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D.C. Circuit Rejects HCI Tax Recordkeeping Immunity Claim

Here is the opinion in Ho-Chunk, Inc. v. Sessions. Briefs here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Ho-Chunk Inc. v. Sessions

Here: Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply Brief

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Federal Court Holds UPS Liable for Transporting Indian Smokes

Here is the 200+ page order in State of New York v. United Parcel Service (S.D. N.Y.): 526 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Federal Magistrate Recommends Dismissal of CCTA and PACT Act Claims against Six Nations Grand River Enterprises

Here are the materials in State Of New York v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD (W.D. N.Y.): 79-3 Motion to Dismiss 81-1 Motion to Dismiss and Motion for Stay of Discovery 84 NY Opposition 88 Reply in Support of 79 … Continue reading

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New York Largely Prevails in Smokes Suit against King Mountain Tobacco

Here are the materials in State of New York v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. (E.D. N.Y.): 195-1 King Mountain Motion for Summary J 197-1 NY Cross Motion 201 NY Opposition 202 King Mtn Opposition 205 King Mtn Reply 206 NY … Continue reading

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Seneca-Cayuga, Seneca, and Ho-Chunk Tribal Members and Enterprise Employees Plead Guilty to Violations of Federal Cigarette Trafficking Law

Here are selected materials in United States v. Sheffler (W.D. Mo.): Jones Plea Agreement Barber Plea Agreement Frenchman Plea Agreement Sheffler Motion to Dismiss Sheffler Plea Agreement Magistrate Report re Parry Motion to Dismiss Parry Objection to R&R DCT Order … Continue reading

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Feds Return Cigarettes to Big Sandy Rancheria

From the court’s minute order: MINUTES OF MOVANT’S MOTION FOR RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY PURSUANT TO FED.R.CR.PROC.419g)(Filed 04/17/15)[1][4]Motion Hearing held before Judge Christina A. Snyder: Hearing held and counsel are present. The Court is in receipt of the parties’ Status … Continue reading

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