Chesapeake Store Owner Convicted of Trademark Fraud

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By Scott Daugherty

The Virginian-Pilot © 

The embroidery on some of the jerseys wasn't crisp, the private investigator testified.

And some of them were missing serial numbers.

And there were the prices: 50 to 75 percent off.

The owner of two Chesapeake sporting goods stores and former proprietor of a Norfolk flea market stand was convicted by a judge on Friday of one count of felony trademark infringement. Keith Carter, who opened his first brick-and-mortar Players Sports Nuts store three years ago, is to be sentenced Aug. 31 in Chesapeake Circuit Court.  Read full story


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