Man Sentenced To 46 Months For Conspiracy To Traffic Counterfeit Goods

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced today Ali Fayez Nasrallah, 46, of East Elmhurst, NY, to 46 months in prison for conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods and for making false statements on an income tax return, announced Anne M. Read More

November 24, 2014   US Department of Justice

Safer web shopping: Avoid getting stung when buying online

Cyber Monday, on December 1, is set to be one of the busiest days for online retailers as consumers look to take advantage of discounts. Read More

November 22, 2014

On Facebook, Many Ads for Luxury Goods Lead to Counterfeit Sellers

Milan — One out of four Facebook advertisements for cut-price luxury goods such as Louis Vuitton handbags and Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses links to websites selling counterfeit items, according to findings by two independent cybersecurity researchers. Read More

November 21, 2014   Valley News

Counterfeit sports jersey ring busted!

A father and son have been indicted for allegedly importing counterfeit sports jerseys from China and reselling them online and throughout the Philadelphia area. Read More

September 5, 2014

Counterfeit Cisco (Again!)

Counterfeit IT products are a $1 billion-plus business. Initially counterfeit products were low cost, easily duplicated items, but the counterfeit producers have moved up the food chain. Read More

September 3, 2014   NoJitter

The Silent Killer: Suspect/Counterfeit Items and Packaging

Over the past several years, U.S. based organizations have curtailed traditional internal verification efforts due to reliance on contract manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to do the right thing. Read More

September 3, 2014   InCompliance Magazine

More than 1,000 fake Mulberry handbags seized at Manchester Airport

Dealers attempted to smuggle more than 1,000 fake designer handbags worth more than £750,000 through Manchester Airport.

The fake Mulberry handbags were discovered by Border Force officers in a crackdown on counterfeit goods that arrived from Hong Kong.  Read More

August 28, 2014   Daily Mail

Fake Disney goods from hit film Frozen seized at Stansted Airport

Counterfeit “Disney” children’s clothing and accessories worth more than £10,000 have been seized by Border Force officers at Stansted Airport.

The dresses and bags – which were destined for the streets of the UK – will be destroyed after Disney confirmed they were fake. Read More

August 28, 2014   Cambridge News

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