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Criminal Investigation | Aug. 24, 2023

Three New Jersey Men Admit Participating in Conspiracy to Traffic Counterfeit Computer Networking Devices


Three New Jersey men have admitted their roles in a conspiracy to traffic counterfeit computer networking devices, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

Musa Karaman, 35, of North Arlington, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Georgette Castner in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 4, 2024.

Sadri Ozturan, 37, of Hawthorne, New Jersey, and lsrafil Demir, 38, of Secaucus, New Jersey, each pleaded guilty before Judge Castner on Aug. 9, 2023, to separate informations charging them with one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods. Sentencing for Ozturan is scheduled for Dec. 13, 2023, and sentencing for Demir is scheduled for Dec. 14, 2023.