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Flea market vendor charged with selling counterfeit merchandise

Flea market vendor charged with selling counterfeit merchandise

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (970 WFLA) - After a month long investigation, Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies said they charged wagon wheel flea market vendor, 72-year-old Richard Levy, with selling counterfeit merchandise.

Deputies said the investigation began due to citizen complaints and allegations of the sale of counterfeit designer merchandise at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market in Pinellas Park.

After an in depth investigation, the sheriff’s office said it was determined flea market vendor Levy knowingly had possession of and sold various counterfeit merchandise.

Deputies said the counterfeit designer merchandise included: Fendi - Hermes - Prada - Oakley - Ray Ban - Michael Kors – Versace

In all, approximately 800 items were confiscated with an approximate retail value of over $50,000, according to the sheriff’s office.

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