Store owners face sentencing for selling counterfeit clothing
Published: July 19,2013
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HOUSTON — A Chickasaw County couple pleaded guilty this week to selling counterfeit goods.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 46-year-old Willie McMillian and his wife, 47-year-old Sophia Hill McMillian, pleaded guilty to sale and possession with intent to sell goods bearing counterfeit labels or trade-marks.
McMillian owned and operated Urban Wear with Hill, where the couple sold a high volume of counterfeit goods bearing the Louis Vuitton and The North Face labels.
McMillian was sentenced to five years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with one year suspended. Additionally, McMillian must pay restitution and forfeit all items seized to the Attorney General’s Office. Hill was sentenced to five years, five years suspended.
— Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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