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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: United Parcel Service
Current Parent CompanyUnited Parcel Service
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Penalty: $98,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: November 7, 2019
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: tax violations
Secondary Offense: excise tax violation
Violation Description: New York City and New York State prevailed in a suit against United Parcel Service for knowingly violating State and Federal laws prohibiting the shipment of contraband cigarettes. UPS had appealed a $246M judgment. In a 2-1 decision an appeals court affirmed the liability finding but changed the award to $98 million.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: New York City Corporation Counsel
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: verdict
Facility State: New York
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Georgia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: freight and logistics
Specific Industry of Current Parent: package delivery
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