Monday, October 20, 2014

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Alleged Flea Market Counterfeiters Could Face State And/Or Federal Charges
By Catalina Trivino


An update to at story we brought you this weekend -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents say those arrested at the Santuck Flea Market in Wetumpka after allegedly selling counterfeit goods could face state and/or federal charges...

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and Homeland Security says they seized about 60,000 counterfeit items on Saturday.

Purses, clothing, jewelry and more were allegedly taken from nearly 50 vendors.

Agents say the merchandise retails at about $2-million dollars.

Officials say first time offenders will often get cease and desist letters, but repeat offenders could be prosecuted.

An investigation spanning months led up to the raid.