Gucci, Yves St. Laurent Call Alibaba a Pirate

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba makes billions of dollars by helping “an army of counterfeiters” sell fake products, Gucci, Balenciaga, Yves St. Read More

August 27, 2014   Courthouse News

Counterfeit Goods Smuggling Ring Dismantled

From November 2009 through February 2012, the smugglers and their conspirators attempted to import hundreds of shipping containers full of counterfeit Nike shoes, Gucci handbags, cigarettes, and other items from China into the U.S. Read More

August 22, 2014   FBI Website

Counterfeit makeup tested, contains lead

Ever spot your favorite makeup brand on sale for half the price? A consumer advocacy group is warning that those too-good-to-be-true prices might not only signify a counterfeit product: They could even be dangerous. Read More

August 18, 2014

Crime & Counterfeiting

Counterfeiting & Relationships to Crime
Each year billions of dollars’ worth of counterfeit goods pour into the United States and other countries throughout the world. Read More

August 14, 2014   Get Your Smarts

Customs officials confiscate $1.6m in counterfeit sunglasses at Savannah port

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – Customs officials in Savannah ceized over $1.6 million in counterfeit merchandise this week in a shipment at the Port of Savannah. Read More

August 10, 2014   WJCL News
Stack Of Cash

ICE works to shut down counterfeit websites run by cartels, terrorist groups

SALT LAKE CITY — Scouring the internet, posing as shoppers, federal agents were able to find hundreds of sites touting deals that are coming at a dangerous cost, unbeknownst to most consumers. Read More

December 3, 2013

Black Market for Counterfeit Goods Rakes in $500 Billion Yearly

At a rooftop police parking lot in downtown Los Angeles, a final briefing for a joint task force of the FBI and the LAPD. Read More

October 30, 2013

Criminal kingdom smashed and terrifying armory seized in police bid to return Manchester to “law-abiders”

More than 300,000 dollars of drugs, weapons, high powered cars and 2 million of counterfeit items have been seized in one of the largest operations against criminal gangs in Manchester’s history. Read More

October 29, 2013

MLB scours ballpark area for fake merchandise

The Cardinals and the Red Sox aren’t the only teams in St. Louis for the World Series.

Major League Baseball Properties, the league’s licensing agent, also has flown in a team from New York to seek out and seize counterfeit T-shirts, ball caps and other merchandise that proliferates during the postseason. Read More

October 29, 2013

LA man sentenced for smuggling fake erectile drugs

LOS ANGELES – A former South Korean law enforcement officer living in Los Angeles has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for trying to smuggle nearly 40,000 phony erectile dysfunction pills into the U.S. Read More

September 4, 2013   sacbee