LATVIAN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SCHEME TO DEFRAUD OWNERS OF U.S. TM REGISTRATIONS
On Friday, September 17th the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reported that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a citizen of Latvia, Mr. Viktors Suhorukovs, pleaded guilty to mail fraud in a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud owners of U.S. trademark registrations. Mr. Suhorukovs deceived over 2,900 U.S. trademark registrants out of millions of dollars.
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