Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
New York City Cigarette Tax Settlement
FedEx Ground Package System Inc. paid New York City $2.4 million to settle allegations that between 2006 and 2009, it illegally delivered approximately 70 tons of untaxed cigarettes that had been ordered through a Kentucky-based company called CigarettesDirect2U.com. FedEx Ground also agreed to cooperate with any future investigations of shippers who attempt to use its services to deliver untaxed cigarettes.
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- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
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