Federal Judge In Kentucky Denies Defendants’ Motion To Dismiss Charges

(October 13, 2015, 12:33 PM EDT) -- COVINGTON, Ky. — A federal judge in Kentucky on Oct. 5 denied a motion to dismiss charges against three defendants accused of illegally importing and selling cigarettes, letting stand multiple charges of mail fraud and money laundering (U.S. v. John Maddux Jr, et al., No. 14-20-DLB-EBA; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13548).

(Order available. Document #04-151021-008R.)

“In their briefs, Defendants emphasize, arguendo, that they are only guilty of failure to comply with a simple regulatory requirement. This ignores, however, that their regulatory noncompliance amounted to a material...
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