Displaying posts published in

September 2015

UPS must face New York lawsuit over illegal cigarette shipments

From: Reuters

A federal judge said New York State and New York City may pursue a lawsuit accusing United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) of illegally delivering more than 683,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in the state, depriving them of millions of dollars in taxes.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan rejected UPS’ argument that the lawsuit, which sought more than $181 million of damages and penalties, did not properly allege that it delivered contraband cigarettes to unauthorized recipients, or did so deliberately.

Read Complete Article