Arrest follows counterfeit items sold at Columbia flea market - - Jackson, MS

Arrest follows counterfeit items sold at Columbia flea market

A Jefferson Davis County man has been arrested for the alleged sale of counterfeit goods in the Columbia, MS area.

60-year-old Willie "Bo" Lorenzo Greer was arrested Friday following an undercover investigation by the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. 

Greer is accused of selling the items at a Flea Market in Columbia.  

He is charged with one count of forging any trademarks and labels or other markings used by the owner of the label in the manufacture of goods.  

While executing the search warrant, Investigators seized multiple items in alleged counterfeit goods, including designer handbags, CD's/DVD's, NFL Jerseys, and designer sunglasses.

If found guilty on the current charge, Greer faces five years in prison and $10,000 in fines.  As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.    

Greer was booked into the Marion/Walthall County Detention Center.  

Bond was set for $10,000.

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