Reports: Man sentence to 2.5 years in prison for smuggling fake Viagra

A Los Angeles man was sentenced to two and a half years in prison this week after he attempted to bring 40,000 fake erectile dysfunction pills into the United States, the Associated Press reported.

The pills, carried by Kil Jun Lee, 73, were found by federal officers at Los Angeles International Airport. Counterfeit counterfeit Viagra, Cialis and Levitra pills were hidden in a golf bag and luggage, according to AP.

NBC Los Angeles reports that if the pills had been real, they would have been worth more than $750,000. But they were far from the real deal, the TV station reported, and some pills had no active ingredient at all.

The case was in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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