MOSCOW, may 23 — RIA Novosti. Living in the United States a Chinese citizen pled guilty to smuggling fake iPhone from Hong Kong Apple, the statement said the U.S. attorney’s office of Oregon.
“30-year-old citizen of China Quan Jiang… recognized today (Tuesday) pleaded guilty to trafficking counterfeit goods, particularly counterfeit and altered iPhone. Jiang fake imported the device from Hong Kong and handed them over to Apple in exchange for replaced warranty original phones for sale in the Chinese market”, — said in a statement.
According to the statement, Jiang in two years handed over over two thousand fake devices in the Apple for “replacement under warranty” and received from the company about one and a half thousand original iPhone, the value of each of which is seen in approximately $ 600.
It is noted that Jiang could face a maximum sentence of ten years imprisonment, a fine of two million dollars and three years of release under supervision. It is reported that the verdict will be pronounced on 28 August 2019.
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