ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA.com) — An Anaheim man has pleaded guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit coupons.
Prosecutors say Boi Quoc Vo made nearly $100,000 in a counterfeit coupon scam targeting Kohl’s department store.READ MORE: Kat Von D Closing West Hollywood Tattoo Shop, Moving To Indiana
Dan Showalter of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told KNX1070’s Mike Landa Vo altered legitimate coupons so they could be used numerous times.
“He played with the security features of that coupon, changed the bar code, changed the bar code number, that way it couldn’t be tracked. And then he started selling it on Ebay under various user names,” Showalter said.READ MORE: Los Angeles Receives $224 Million Loan From EPA For Water Recycling Project
The loss to Kohl’s has not been calculated.
Vo faces up to 20 years in prison.MORE NEWS: LADWP Extends Moratorium on Utility Shutoffs