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Wed Jul 4, 2012, 02:25 AM

KTIV: NY holding on to cigarettes bound for Winnebago distributor

ALBANY, N.Y. (KTIV) - Officials in New York state are challenging a court order telling them to release a truckload of untaxed cigarettes with ties to a Siouxland Indian tribe. The shipment of 26,000 cartons of "Signal" brand cigarettes was stopped on its way from the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation to HCI Distributors, a subdivision of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.


Read more at: http://www.ktiv.com/story/18932056/ny-holding-on-to-seized-indian-cigarettes

Note to readers:

HCI Distribution is a subsidiary of Ho-Chunk, Inc. the award-winning economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Ho-Chunk, Inc. operates 24 subsidiaries; with operations spanning the U.S. and four foreign countries. Ho-Chunk, Inc. employs over 1,400 people.


http://www.hcidistribution.com/aboutus.html

Related post: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1191223 cites an article on Lance Morgan and Ho-Chunk, Inc.

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