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Pinellas County man arrested for selling fake JUUL products online

Posted at 12:31 PM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 12:31:04-04

OLDSMAR, Fla. — An Oldsmar man is facing charges after detectives arrested him for selling fake JULL products online.

Tawfik Soliman, 46, admitted to detectives that he bought the products directly from China and sold them on, claiming they were JUUL products.

The investigation began in July after an investigator with JUUL Labs Inc., contacted the sheriff's office. On Friday, Soliman sold the fake product to an undercover detectives and was arrested, the sheriff's office says.

He is charged with forging and counterfeiting private labels.