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Federal agents raided at least two smokeshops in Northwest

Agents from the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided at least two Indian-owned smokeshops on Wednesday, according to news reports.

The Fightin’ Creek Smoke Shop was among those targeted. It's owned by a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Idaho.

The Indian Country shop in Washington was also raided. It's located on the Puyallup Reservation.

Authorities aren't commenting on the raids. State agents participated in the Washington raid.

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Fightin’ Creek Smoke Shop raided by IRS (The Spokesman Review 9/21)
IRS Investigating North Idaho Smoke Shop (KHQ 9/20)
Puyallup smoke shop raid yields cigarettes, files (The Tacoma News-Tribune 9/20)

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