NYC and state sue UPS for illegally shipping cigarettes

Discussion in 'The Latest UPS Headlines' started by cheryl, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    NYC and state sue UPS for illegally shipping cigarettes - Reuters

    New York City and New York state sued United Parcel Service Inc. on Wednesday, seeking over $180 million in damages and penalties against the shipping company for allegedly delivering nearly 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes across the state.

    The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, accuses UPS of cheating the state and city of $29.7 million and $4.7 million, respectively, in tax revenue, according to a statement from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
     
  2. RealPerson

    RealPerson Active Member

    Doesn't UPS have to know what is in the Boxes?????
     
  3. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Shipper tells UPS what is on packages but sometimes they lie.
    NY government making a money grab and trying to make UPS enforce its coercive laws.