Chinese National Charged With Selling $23.8M in Counterfeit Computer Batteries

A federal grand jury has indicted a Chinese national in California for allegedly participating in a $23.8 million scheme to manufacture and sell Chinese counterfeit products on eBay and Amazon, the Justice Department announced on December 19.

Cai Zhoulin, also known as Allen Cai, was arrested on December 19 at his residence in Los Angeles. The three-count indictment accuses Cai of trafficking and selling counterfeit laptop batteries that may pose significant safety risks.

The charges against Cai include trafficking counterfeit goods and labels, committing wire fraud and mail fraud, and conspiracy to engage in money laundering. If convicted of all charges, Cai could be sentenced to 50 years in federal prison. According to the indictment… The Epoch Times

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