Government, Tobacco Firms Battle Over Disgorgement Ruling

Vadum, Matthew
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/18/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32013, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the dispute between the United States government and the tobacco industry over the issue of disgorgement under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) in connection with the lawsuit filed by the government against tobacco firms. Filing of suit against Philip Morris USA Inc. and its parent company Altria Group Inc., Lorillard Tobacco Co., Carolina Group, Liggett Group and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.


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