Thursday, July 31, 2008

New Yorker Gets 30 Months For Bogus Cisco Gear

Dan Goodin writes on The Register:

A hardware reseller from New York state has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for passing off cheap Chinese networking gear as genuine Cisco products.

Charles Lacy-Thompson, 52, of Briarcliff Manor, New York, was also ordered to pay $2.2m in restitution and forfeiture of profits, according to the US Attorney's office in the southern district of New York.

More here.


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