Man Imports Counterfeit Contact Lenses, Sells Them on Internet. You Can Guess How It Ends …


He sold them throughout the U.S. without prescriptions.

A man who sold counterfeit contact lenses over the internet will likely be sentenced to a prison term of up to 57 months, the Associated Press reports. Dmitriy Melnik, who sold the lenses through his company, Candy Color Lenses, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to traffic counterfeit goods, the Associated Press reports. Melnik, of Las Vegas, was accused by federal prosecutors of selling the goods throughout the U.S. without prescriptions after importing them from Asia. Based on a plea agreement, his prison term is likely to be between 46 months and 57 months.

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