January 24, 2015 11:49 PM ET

Tobacco

Company Overview of Tantus Tobacco, LLC

Company Overview

Tantus Tobacco, LLC engages in the production and marketing of tobacco products in the United States. It offers cigarettes, filtered cigars, and pipe tobacco through retailers. The company also sells refurbished and used equipment, which include wrappers and cartoners, tippers and hand catchers, and tippers and tray fillers. Tantus Tobacco, LLC was founded in 2003 and is based in Russell Springs, Kentucky.

200 Progress Drive

Russell Springs, KY 42642

United States

Founded in 2003

Phone:

270-866-8888

Fax:

270-866-8890

Key Executives for Tantus Tobacco, LLC

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Tantus Tobacco, LLC Key Developments

Tantus Tobacco, LLC Pays $750,000 in Contraband Case

Tantus Tobacco, LLC paid $750,000 after pleading guilty to conspiring to engage in contraband-cigarette trafficking, according to U.S. Attorney David J. Hale in Louisville. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a wholesaler in Tupelo, Miss. That allowed Tantus to avoid paying into an escrow account that was required under the 1990s settlement of state lawsuits against cigarette makers. The payment from Tantus consisted of $200,000 to Kentucky; $60,000 to the office of Attorney Jack Conway; and $490,000 to the federal government.

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