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Press Release

Federal Grand Jury Indictments

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Contact Person: Stacey Haynes (803) 929-3000

Columbia, South Carolina ----- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that a Federal Grand Jury in Columbia, South Carolina, returned Indictment(s) against the following:

Columbia Man Charged with Trafficking Counterfeit Medications
Arthur Fleming Moler, age 51, of Gaston, was charged in a four count Indictment with Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods, Copyright Infringement, Smuggling and Theft of Government Funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2320(a), 506(a)(1), 545 and 641 respectively. The maximum penalty he could receive is 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $2,000,000.  The case was investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the United States Postal Service and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney T. DeWayne Pearson of the Columbia office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in these Indictments are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Updated January 26, 2015