New York City sues American Indians in Brooklyn

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration has sued a West Coast tobacco company in federal court in Brooklyn.

The city is accusing a Washington state company of illegally selling and distributing untaxed cigarettes in New York. The suit alleges that King Mountain Tobacco Company made numerous shipments of unstamped cigarettes to New York state. King Mountain is American Indian-owned and located on the Yakama Nation reservation.

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