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WeChat Seller Sentenced

A court in Hangzhou delivered a verdict in the first criminal case in the province involving fake goods sold via social media platform WeChat.

The defendant surnamed He was sentenced to one year in jail with two years probation and was fined 60,000 yuan ($9,594). In 2013, local police found her using two WeChat accounts to sell goods with fake trademarks including Chanel, Prada, Cartier, Louis Vuitton and Omega. She made 100,000 yuan in illegal income by 2013.

(Source: China Daily)