Arrests Made in Counterfeit Medication Case

By: Associate Press Email
By: Associate Press Email

Federal agents have arrested a Chinese national in Honolulu for illegal importation of counterfeit weight-loss medication.

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement news release issued
Thursday in Denver says 30-year-old Sengyang Zhou of Kunming had
traveled from China to Hawaii intending to meet with people
interested in distributing his pills in the U.S.

The release said the arrest came Tuesday, the same day an
alleged accomplice, 60-year-old Qung Ming Hu, was arrested in
Plano, Texas.

The two have been charged with a number of crimes, including the
introduction and delivery into interstate commerce of unapproved
new drugs.

Zhou is being held without bond. Hu was released on bond,
agreeing to appear April 7 in Denver to face the charges against

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