The Smoking Gun is tired of hearing claims that The Apprentice winner Bill Rancic built his internet-based cigar company into a mutlimillion dollar "empire." They've obtained a document from the company's sale, which shows a price of $425,000.

Maybe that's why Bill looked so excited to get hooked up with that $250,000 gig emptying Trump's ashtrays.

The Cigar "Empire" of Trump's Apprentice [The Smoking Gun]