A Tennessee resident has been arrested for the sale of counterfeit goods in Kosciusko. Ali Said Khdeir, 33, of Memphis, was recently arrested following an undercover joint operation by the Attorney General’s Office Intellectual Property Task Force and the Attala County Sheriff’s Department.
Khdeir is accused of selling counterfeit goods and possession with intent to sell counterfeit goods. During the operation, investigators observed Khdeir selling a large number of alleged counterfeit goods, including NFL hats and the prescription pills, Viagra and Cialis, to a general store in Kosciusko.
Khdeir, a resident of Tennessee, had transported these counterfeit goods into Mississippi from out of state. If found guilty, He faces up to 10 years in prison and $20,000 in fines.
Khdeir was booked by the Attala County Sheriff’s Department. The case is being investigated by Investigator Lee McDivitt and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Shaun Yurtkuran of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.
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