LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A former South Korean law enforcement officer living in
Kil Jun Lee, 73, of Koreatown, was convicted in May of federal charges, including trafficking in counterfeit goods.
Customs officers at
The luggage contained 29,827 counterfeit Viagra tablets, 8,993 counterfeit Cialis pills and 793 phony Levitra tablets, all concealed in aluminum-foil-wrapped packets, prosecutors said.
When Lee was asked if the medication was for his own use, he said that if he used all of it, it would kill him because he has a heart condition, according to the criminal complaint.
A subsequent analysis of some of the seized pills revealed that none of them matched the ingredients contained in the genuine products, according to prosecutors.