A Chinese national who pleaded guilty to one count of causing the sale of counterfeit tobacco products in Federal Court in February has been sentenced to 16-months in federal prison.
Lin Xiao Wei, 33, had arranged for the purchase and shipment from China to the United States of a 20-foot cargo container of counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes.
Shipping documents fraudulently stated that the cartons contained leather products.
The shipment was made March 27 2012.
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