Monday, September 27, 2010

Customs Agents Grab Counterfeit Detergent in Wash.

(Associated Press)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized nearly 1,500 cartons of counterfeit laundry detergent that arrived in Seattle by ship from China.

Included were 5,000 boxes of detergent that resembled Tide and 3,600 bags that resembled the Ariel brand. In a statement, Customs says the products not only bore protected trademarked names, they falsely claimed they originated in the United States. Read more here.