$5M settlement in contraband cigarette case

From: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

NEW YORK (AP) >> New York City’s Law Department on Wednesday said it had reached a $5 million settlement with Virginia-based package delivery company LaserShip Inc. over deliveries of untaxed cigarettes. 

The city had filed a civil lawsuit against the company in late 2013, saying LaserShip had delivered more than 120,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes throughout the city between 2011 and June 2013. The city said those deliveries to stores, residences and offices violated federal and state law. There were more than 23,000 deliveries.

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