Miami-Dade County, Florida – A South Florida business owner was arrested Wednesday for selling counterfeit designer face masks and jewelry at a nail salon in Miami-Dade County.
Dung Nguyen, 41, from Miami, has been charged with selling more than $ 20,000 in counterfeit goods.
According to her arrest report, the Department of Homeland Security and the US Customs and Border Protection have seized shipments of goods that had been shipped via the Port of Miami.
According to Miami-Dade Police, the shipment included 3,107 face masks and hats with the designer’s trademark or designer’s words printed on them.
Affected companies included Louis Vuitton, Nike, Miami Dolphins, Adidas, Chanel, Gucci, Polo, Christian Dior, Puma and Burberry, the arrest report said.
According to authorities, 519 counterfeit jewelery that appeared to be from the Chanel, Cartier, Van Cleef, Dior, Michael Kors, Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Gucci brands were also seized.
According to arrest reports, the retail price of these items is well over $ 500,000.
According to the report, representatives of several brands investigating intellectual property infringement visited Nguyen’s businesses Escape Nails and Spa Wax in an undercover investigation and purchased some of the masks.
According to police, all masks were counterfeit.
According to the arrest report, police officers then went to the office at 8011 NE Fifth Ave., conducted their own investigation, and saw a sign advertising the mask for $ 5 each in the cash register.
Later, Nguyen, who owned the salon and had his name listed as the recipient on the shipping documents, was detained.
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Nail Salon Owner Arrested For Selling Counterfeit Designer Face Mask
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