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January 30, 2013

Pennsylvania woman indicted for trafficking in counterfeit goods

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania woman was indicted Wednesday for trafficking in counterfeit goods. If convicted, she faces up to two years in federal prison. This case is being investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Kettly Bien-Aime Turnbull, 46, of Bushkill, Pa., was charged with two counts of smuggling goods into the United States and seven counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods.

Turnbull allegedly trafficked in counterfeit Gucci and Burberry handbags, with an estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price of more than $74,000.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Karen A. Fox, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, is prosecuting this case on behalf of the U.S. government.

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