New York puts UPS’s culture on trial in $873M untaxed cigarette case

NEW YORK (AP) — UPS was supposed to be looking for clues its brown trucks were being used to illegally transport untaxed cigarettes from upstate Indian reservations to customers throughout the state, but instead it turned a blind eye, say regulators, who’ve asked a judge to impose an $873 million penalty on it. Over an […]

New York state and NYC sue United Parcel Service (UPS) for illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes

United Parcel Service Allegedly Made Nearly 80,000 Separate Illegal Shipments During A Four Year Period (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. […]

New York state joins New York City in suing FedEx for Illegally Shipping Untaxed Cigarettes

Investigation Finds Shipping Giant Made Nearly 33K Illegal Shipments Of Cigarettes To Consumers In New York State Since 2006; Lawsuit Seeks An Additional $165M In Penalties NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has filed a $70 million lawsuit against Federal Express Corporation for unlawfully shipping nearly 80 million […]

UPS sued for overcharging customers and Fedex sued for shipping untaxed cigarettes

More woes for the shipping giants after Christmas fiasco… ATLANTA — UPS was given a late Christmas present Dec. 27, a potential class-action lawsuit. A complaint was filed against Atlanta-based United Parcel Service Inc., claiming the delivery giant “has for years been systematically overcharging customers.” The complaint filed in federal court in Michigan is seeking […]