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Flea market vendor charged with selling counterfeit merchandise

5:02 PM, Dec 15, 2013   |    comments
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Pinellas Park, Florida -- A vendor at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market in Pinellas Park has been arrested for selling counterfeit designer merchandise.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says a citizen complaint led to a month-long investigation into 72-year-old Richard Levy, who was allegedly selling fake Fendis, Hermes, Pradas, Oakleys, and more.

In all, the sheriff's office says it confiscated about 800 items with an estimated retail value of over $50,000.

Levy is charged with Forging or Counterfeiting Private Labels and Offering for Sale Counterfeit Items.

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