Intellectual Property Rights and Commercial Fraud
3 associated with LA store sentenced for selling lead-tainted counterfeit designer jewelry
05/08/2011
Los Angeles, CA
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A federal judge has sentenced the husband and wife owners of a downtown Los Angeles jewelry store to 37 months in prison for illegally importing and selling counterfeit designer jewelry, some of which tested positive for hazardous levels of lead nearly 20 times the amount deemed safe by the Consumer Product Safety Commission for handling by kids.