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Video: DIY Off-Ramp Builder Lights Up Tax Battle

New York smoke shop owner protests recent court decision by building his own exit off nearby thruway

April 11, 2018

The actual reason Eric White seems to be building his own off-ramp from the New York State Thruway south of Buffalo isn't completely clear, but WGRZ-TV is speculating a recent court ruling ordering White to pay $2.4 million in fines for selling untaxed cigarettes has something to do with the situation.  White owns the Big Indian Smoke Shop in Irving, New York, and the new off-ramp appears to be leading directly to his store.

Here's the WGRZ video explaining some of what is going on:

For more, read A Guy Might Be Building His Own Ramp Off The New York State Thruway

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