Chickasaw County couple plead in counterfeiting scheme

1STOCK Court Scales graphicOKOLONA – A Chickasaw County couple pleaded guilty Monday to selling counterfeit goods.

Willie McMillian, 46, and his wife, Sophia Hill McMillian, 47, pleaded guilty to sale and possession with intent to sell goods bearing counterfeit labels or trade-marks.

McMillian owned and operated Urban Wear with Hill, where the couple sold a high volume of counterfeit goods bearing the Louis Vuitton and The North Face labels.

McMillian was sentenced to five years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with one year suspended. Additionally, McMillian must pay restitution and forfeit all items seized to the Attorney General’s Office. Hill was sentenced to five years, five years suspended.

The plea was entered in Chickasaw County Circuit Court held in Okolona this week.

 

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