Indian smokeshop to pay $9.2M in taxation case
The owners of a smokeshop at Frank’s Landing Indian Community in Washington were ordered to pay $9.2 million for selling untaxed cigarettes.

Henry and Allison Gottfriedson of Frank’s Landing Indian Discount Tobacco pleaded guilty last August to and avoiding tax payments. They were each sentenced to five years of probation and 240 hours of community service.

Despite the sentence, assistant U.S. attorney Tate London said the Gottfriedsons probably won't be able to pay the full amount of restitution.

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Smokeshop operators ordered to pay $9.2 million (The Tacoma News-Tribune 3/4)

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