United States v. Hall

Case Number 08-10208-MLB, ___ F.Supp.2d ____, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131466 (D. Kan. 2010). Complete dismissal of mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and other charges on vagueness grounds. Case involved complex allegations of fraud, involving Kansas cigarette distributors selling cigarettes to tribal retailers in the state of Oklahoma. Prosecutors claimed cigarette tax losses of $ 25 million, and “gross proceeds” of $ 110 million. Government appeal dismissed following review by the Department of Justice and the United States Solicitor General.