Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Tantus Tobacco, LLC
Penalty: 
$260,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 13, 2014
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
tax violations
Secondary Offense: 
tobacco litigation
Violation Description: 

Tantaus Tobacco was ordered to pay $260,000 in restitution to Kentucky and $490,000 to the federal government to resolve allegations it falsified invoices and tax reports related to cigarette sales and purchases, resulting in substantially reduced tax payments.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Kentucky Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Kentucky
Facility City: 
Russell Springs
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Parent company note: 
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