Chinese man pleads guilty for selling fake Apple devices

A Chinese man has plead guilty to selling a bunch of fake Apple devices in the US.

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A Chinese man has plead guilty to the crimes of selling counterfeit Apple products in the US, the criminal received $1.1 million in payments before being caught.

Chinese man pleads guilty for selling fake Apple devices |

Jianhua Li, currently living as a student in the US has plead guilty to trafficking in 40,000 counterfeit electronic devices from China between 2009 and 2014.

Li wasn't alone though, there was three others that were in on the deal, Andreina Becerra, Rosario LaMarca and Roberto Volpe which have all also plead guilty. According to Justice Department the group did their best to attempt in covering their trails, when the counterfeit devices were shipped the group made sure the counterfeit labels were shipped separately to avoid suspicion.

Li and the group will face sentencing on May 30th, this year.


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