Man arrested for selling bogus goods at flea market
by MBJ Staff
Published: March 26,2014
JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY — A Mississippi man has been arrested for the sale of counterfeit goods in the Columbia area, according to Attorney General Jim Hood.
Willie “Bo” Lorenzo Greer, 60, of Jefferson Davis County was arrested following an undercover investigation by the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.
Greer is accused of selling the items at a flea market in Columbia. Greer is charged with one count of forging any trademarks and labels or other markings used by the owner of the label in the manufacture of goods. While executing the search warrant, Investigators seized multiple items in alleged counterfeit goods, including designer handbags, CD’s/DVD’s, NFL Jerseys and designer sunglasses.
If found guilty on the current charge, Greer faces five years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
Bond was set for $10,000.
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