Posts Tagged ‘counterfeiting’

Man to be arraigned for handling counterfeit goods

by Associated Press Published: September 25,2013

Tags: arraignment, arrtaign, bench, counterfeit, counterfeiter, counterfeiting, court, crime, judicial, juducary, justice, law, legal, Ousainou Mahanera, retail

GULFPORT — A 27-year-old man accused of trafficking counterfeit designer goods in Gulfport is set to be arraigned in federal court. Ousainou Mahanera had more than 100 items with counterfeit labels identifying them as products made by Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Burberry and Fendi, said an indictment unsealed after his arrest. The Sun Herald reports […] [...]

Hazlehurst man gets jail time for dealing bogus goods

HAZLEHURST — Authorities say a Hazlehurst man has been sentenced to five years after being convicted of selling counterfeit goods. The Mississippi attorney general’s office says 25-year-old Christopher Williams was sentenced by Judge Lamar Pickard in Copiah County Circuit Court. Authorities say an undercover investigation caught Williams selling counterfeit purses and other bogus merchandise on […] [...]

State creates Intellectual Property Crimes Center

by Associated Press Published: August 29,2011

Tags: counterfeiting, counterfeits, intellectual property, theft

JACKSON — Authorities have announced the creation of the Mississippi Intellectual Property Crimes Center, a website to help consumers recognize and report counterfeit goods. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood made the announcement today in a news release. Hood says members of the public can access the site and there’s a secure section for law enforcement […] [...]

Trademark association praises state’s new anti-counterfeiting law

by For the MBJ Published: March 25,2011

Tags: counterfeiting, intellectual property, law enforcement, state government, trademakrs

JACKSON — The International Trademark Association (INTA) is commending Gov. Haley Barbour and state lawmakers for passing and signing new anti-counterfeiting legislation into law. The bill was strongly supported by INTA in coalition with the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition. It was also one of the key legislative bills of Attorney General Jim Hood, who has spearheaded […] [...]

Three charged with counterfeiting

by Associated Press Published: April 7,2010

Tags: banking and finance, counterfeiting, law enforcement

NATCHEZ — Three Natchez residents have been charged with forgery in a counterfeiting scheme that police say targeted businesses in Mississippi and Louisiana. Police Chief Mike Mullins says Christopher L. Young, Damon Hargrave and Geovannia R. Logan are each charged with one count of forgery. They were being held in city jail pending an initial […] [...]

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