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TTB Investigation Leads to Guilty Plea for Conspiring to Defraud the United States by Diverting Millions of Untaxed Cigarettes

Posted 10/04/2017

Disaster Relief – Hurricane IrmaOn Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Un Hag Baeg pleaded guilty to conspiring to divert approximately 143 million export-only cigarettes. The conspiracy resulted in the evasion of over $7.2 million in federal tobacco excise taxes.

Sentencing is set for January 29, 2018.

A copy of the press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney's Office for the Central District of California.





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