Wednesday, September 15, 2010

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Targeting Counterfeit Merchandise


The NFL and other pro sports leagues are working with federal authorities to curb the flow of counterfeit products, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently announced.

ICE agents based in New Orleans investigated vendors and confiscated more than 1,400 counterfeit hats, t-shirts and jerseys worth approximately $210,000. While most of the merchandise included faked NFL gear, counterfeit NBA, MLB and NASCAR products were also seized along with bogus Duracell batteries and John Deere products. Read more here.