Police arrest alleged counterfeiter

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Police in Middletown say they've made a major counterfeit bust at a local flea market.

Police say Jian Gao Yu, of Queens, was arrested on a number of counterfeiting charges. According to police, Yu was the ringleader among a group of knock-off vendors at the Middletown Flea Market on Dolson Avenue.

Middletown police made the bust alongside an employee from the Motion Picture Association of America, which aggressively goes after movie pirates.

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