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New York State Lawsuit Claims UPS Shipped Untaxed Cigarettes

New York authorities have accused United Parcel Service in a federal lawsuit of shipping 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in the state between 2010 and 2014 despite an earlier agreement to stop.


Cigarette Display In NYC (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Staten Island Man Facing Felony Charges After Being Caught With Half A Million Untaxed Virginia Cigarettes

A Staten Island man’s lucrative business went up in smoke when authorities found a half million untaxed Virginia cigarettes in his van and apartment.


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Rev. Sharpton Joins Family Of Eric Garner, Condemns Use Of Choke Holds During Arrests

The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.


A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.


District Attorney Richard Brown discusses an illegal cigarette bust - Queens, NY - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Queens DA Richard Brown: 12 Charged With Smuggling And Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

In “Operation Smokeout,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown seized over 4,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes smuggled in from overseas and some Southern states.