Four people were sentenced to produce and sell more than 10,000 counterfeit car filters.


Release time:

2022-08-30

A man hired three villagers to change the white embryo car filter into a well-known brand product with brand-name packaging bags, stickers and other materials bought in a simple house and sold it to various places, with a case value of nearly 90000 yuan. Recently, the Nanhu District Court of Jiaxing City sentenced four persons involved in the case for the crime of counterfeiting registered trademarks. Among them, the principal culprit Ye was sentenced to three years in prison, suspended for four years, and fined 50000 yuan.
 
Ye, 33, is a native of Longquan, Zhejiang. In August 2008, ye mou came to Jiaxing to do filter business. at the beginning, ye mou poured out semi-finished white embryo filters, earning a meager profit from the difference.
 
Later, Ye heard that as long as he put a card on the white embryo, he could sell the original filter for a few dollars to more than ten dollars. As a result, he spent more than 100,000 yuan to buy packaging boxes, labels, printing machines, packaging machines, sealing machines, and trademark templates of many well-known brands including "CAT", "Komatsu", "Hitachi", "Hyundai" and other materials and equipment, and hired fellow villagers Zhou and Jiang to produce and transport counterfeit filters. In 2010, Zhou's wife Liu also came to Jiaxing, and then joined the ranks of producing counterfeit filters.
 
In May 2012, the police found a van suspected of carrying counterfeit filters in Tianyu Logistics. After showing their documents to search the van, they arrested Ye and Jiang on the spot. Subsequently, the police arrested Zhou and Liu in the house rented by Ye, and seized 107994 counterfeit filters on the spot.
 
According to Ye's account after his arrest, the counterfeit filters he produced were mainly sent to Shenyang, Beijing, Hohhot and other places through logistics.
 
After the trial, the court held that the defendants Ye, Jiang, Zhou, and Liu used the same trademarks as others without the permission of the registered trademark owner. There were eight types of counterfeit registered trademarks, the number was more than 10000, and the amount of illegal business operations was more than 89897. Yuan, the circumstances are particularly serious, and their behavior has constituted the crime of counterfeiting registered trademarks. The defendant Ye Mou actively returned the stolen goods after the incident and was given a lighter punishment as appropriate. The defendants Jiang, Zhou and Liu played a secondary and auxiliary role in the joint crime and were accomplices, and their punishment was mitigated according to law. The four defendants showed repentance in addition to truthful confessions of their crimes and were suspended in accordance with the law. Therefore, for the crime of counterfeiting a registered trademark, Ye was sentenced to 3 years in prison, suspended for 4 years, and fined 50000 yuan; Jiang was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in prison, suspended for 2 years, and fined 20000 yuan; Zhou was sentenced to 1 year in prison., Suspended for 1 year and 6 months, a fine of 15000 yuan; Liu was sentenced to 6 months in prison, suspended for 1 year, and fined 10000 yuan.