The two Syosset men who headed back to court Tuesday.
Qiang Chen, 44, and Ye Zhang, 43, both of Syosset, while doing business as AMAX International Group, Inc. in Plainview, allegedly brought in counterfeit cell phones from China to JFK Airport, storing them in warehouses in Hicksville and Plainview for sale in the U.S.
Robert Eisenberg, 28 of Manhattan, was also accused of bringing in counterfeit phones, following a six month, multi-agency sting operation that led to the trio's arrest in June.
Chen, 44 of Syosset, faces the highest amount of charges of the three men. Chen faces five counts of second degree trademark counterfeiting. Zhang was charged with two counts of second degree trademark counterfeiting.
Charges had the possibility of being upgraded depended on the final count of phones and their retail values.
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