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Feds raid Seneca Nation retailer

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A widespread federal investigation into untaxed tobacco sales prompted a Wednesday raid on an Irving retail outlet on Seneca Nation of Indians territory.

Agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives searched the tobacco and gas retail outlet Wolf's Run, which is owned by Will Parry.

According to The Buffalo News, Parry is one of many individuals under investigation in several states for alleged sales of untaxed tobacco.

One witness told The Associated Press that Parry had been taken into custody, though no arrests have been confirmed.

John Kane, local radio host of Let's Talk Native wrote about the radio on his website.

"Firearms and Explosives came in en masse after a long undercover investigation that spanned from Kansas City, Missouri to the Native lands of the Seneca," said Kane. 

As part of the probe, federal prosecutors are looking to seize $1.4 million in cash.