Posts tagged "counterfeit fashion"

Government Seizes $325 Million Worth Of Counterfeit Uggs

Just when you thought the saga of counterfeit Uggscouldn’t get any uglier, it did. This week, US Customs officials shut down a complex plan between two criminal networks that had planned to sell some $325 million worth of counterfeit Uggs and other fake fashion items in the United States.
The New York Times reports that federal agents arrested…

Styleite / March 5, 2012

Counterfeit Sting Operation Takes In More Than $76 Million In Fake Goods

Steer clear of the knockoffs this holiday season, especially because the feds just did a major sweep of counterfeit goods. It’s called Operation Holiday Hoax II — one of the largest seizures of counterfeit goods in recent history. Everything from Christmas lights, to electronics, to football jerseys were seized in the $77 million dollar operation.

Julie Gerstein / December 24, 2011