King County prosecutors have filed felony charges against a Shoreline man suspected of importing and selling counterfeit football jerseys.
According to charging documents, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent stationed in Seoul, South Korea, was involved in an investigation with Korean authorities into a company there, Hankhuksai Gate Co., that operated a the website nicejersey.com.
A review of the firm’s client list is alleged to have shown that Shoreline resident Kelly O. Davis to have purchased counterfeit sports apparel from the company.
In March, ICE agents and a Port of Seattle detective questioned Davis at his Shoreline home.
Prosecutors contend Davis, 49, admitted to importing and selling counterfeit NFL apparel through eBay.com.
Davis is alleged to have bought 1,098 counterfeit jerseys for about $23 a piece, then resold 632 of the jerseys online for $67 each.