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Counterfeit generator scheme discovered

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A man trying to sell off-brand generators with fake Honda markings has been arrested in Bastrop. According to an announcement on the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Facebook page, it started on January 21, when the BCSO narcotics unit was investigating possible criminal activity at a Bastrop motel. Investigators conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle from California and they discovered two Honda-brand generators. At the motel, another cargo van from California was found. Investigators found Honda markings, equipment to remove decals and ten off-brand generators from China. The owner of the van, Angelo Arias from Los Angeles, had been removing the ...

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