Two going to Federal Prison for smuggling $2.3 Million in counterfeit goods into
L.A. County San Gabriel Valley businessman was sentenced Thursday to
31 months in federal prison for his scheme to import more than $2.3 million
worth of popular and luxury counterfeit goods, prosecutors said. Kevin "Peter"
Wang, 54, of Rosemead pleaded guilty to trafficking in counterfeit goods. He'll
also serve an additional six months of home detention and pay a fine and
restitution totaling $60,000. U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt oversaw the
proceeding From 2008 to 2012, prosecutors say, Wang helped Chinese exporters
smuggle in counterfeit Nike shoes, NFL, NBA and NHL jerseys, and fake Coach,
Gucci and Louis Vuitton handbags. (Source
Two Men Wanted in Target Store Theft Scheme in Frederick, MD The
Frederick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating
two men who are wanted for questioning in connection to a reported theft scheme
at a Target Store in Frederick. Deputies were called to the local Target on May
2, around 3 p.m. located on Urbana Pike for a shoplifting complaint. Employees
at the store indicated two men entered the store numerous times between the
dates of January 3, 2014 and April 30, 2014 carrying small knives. Once in the
electronics department, the men utilized their knives to cut open store items.
Workers say they would then walk to other various locations within the store
where they concealed the goods. Target's Asset protection personnel reported
that they believed the men were working together to commit the crimes, and that
they were possibly driving an early model red Dodge Neon, unknown registration.