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Counterfeit perfume sellers sentenced

Counterfeit perfume sellers sentenced

Two Chinese businessmen were sentenced in absentia to three years’ imprisonment, fined 12 million riels (about US$2,930) each and ordered to pay $90,000 in compensation to a Chinese company after being found guilty of selling counterfeit perfume. Chea Sokheang, Presiding Judge of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, said yesterday Yeh Soung Fee, 40, and Kang Ling Ling, 39, had been found guilty of counterfeiting charges stemming from 2009. Ly Chhayly, 41, a Cambodian-Chinese man alleged to be an accomplice, was absolved.

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