Charged With Trafficking Counterfeiting Goods
Yi Ping Zheng, a/k/a “Zheng Yi Ping,” a/k/a “Ping X. Zhenh,” 46, of Philadelphia, was charged yesterday by indictment with trafficking in counterfeit goods, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment charges that on December 15, 2011, Zheng trafficked and attempted to traffic in approximately 3,000 counterfeit “designer” purses, wearing apparel, wallets, sunglasses, jewelry, watches, umbrellas, key chains and handbag locks.
If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years imprisonment, a three year period of supervised release, a $2,000,000 fine and a $100 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene D. Fisk.
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