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Indictment alleges northampton county woman trafficked-In counterfeit goods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2013

 

A superseding indictment was filed today charging Kettly Bien-Aime Turnbull, 46, of Bushkill, Pennsylvania, with two counts of smuggling goods into the United States, and seven counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the indictment, between October 2010 and May 2012, Turnbull trafficked-in counterfeit Gucci and Burberry handbags.

If convicted of all counts, the defendant faces a possible advisory sentencing guideline range of 12 to 27 months in prison, five years of supervised release, a fine of up to $14.5 million, and a $900 special assessment.

The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Karen A. Fox.

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UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE Contact: PATTY HARTMAN
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA Media Contact
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street 215-861-8525
Philadelphia, PA 19106

COPIES OF NEWS MEMOS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT HTTP://www.justice.gov/usao/pae

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

 

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