April 20, 2012 MK News
A market trader who was caught with fake Nike trainers, Diesel clothing and other counterfeit items at CMK Market has narrowly escaped prison.
Parvinder Singh, 23, a market trader from Coventry, appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court on Friday, April 13 following a case brought by Milton Keynes Council’s Trading Standards service.
He pleaded guilty to five counts of counterfeiting offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994, and was sentenced to six months imprisonment on each count (concurrent, so six months in total) suspended for two years.
He was also ordered to do 150 hours unpaid work, and ordered to pay £2,000 towards prosecution costs.
He was caught following a test purchase of a pair of fake Nike training shoes.
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