A former resident of Dearborn was sentenced today to 10 years after having pleaded guilty to providing material support to Hizballah, a designated foreign terrorist organization, Acting United States Attorney Terrence Berg announced. Mr. Berg was joined in the announcement by Andrew Arena, FBI Special Agent in Charge, and Brian Moskowitz, Special Agent in Charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Detroit.
A Chinese national and former owner of Pacific Orient International Ltd. was re-sentenced to prison Friday for conspiring to distribute counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs and misbranding counterfeit drugs.
A local man was indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury for trafficking in counterfeit pharmaceuticals, including Cialis and Viagra tablets.
Chinese national sentenced to more than 7 years in federal prison for trafficking counterfeit pharmaceutical weight-loss drug
A Chinese national was sentenced on Thursday to serve seven years and three months in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit versions of the pharmaceutical weight-loss drug known as "Alli." The sentence was pronounced by U.S. District Judge Philip B. Brimmer.
Forfeited funds generated by Internet sales of phony antivirus software
Increased focus on counterfeit items entering the US government supply chain
ICE probe leads to arrest of Bakersfield retailer for trafficking counterfeit goods. Defendant's shop allegedly sold phony designer clothing, accessories and pro sports apparel.
Randy Gonzales, 40, a citizen of the Republic of the Philippines, was extradited to the United States from Bangkok, Thailand, for conspiring to import and distribute counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs into the United States, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle and Robert Rutt, Special Agent in Charge of the Houston Office of Investigations for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today. Gonzales is the first foreign national to be extradited to the United States for conspiring to import and distribute counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
ICE, Manhattan U.S. Attorney seize multiple Web sites for criminal copyright violations.
Baltimore store owner sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling counterfeit luxury apparel and accessories
3,600 counterfeit items seized from three stores worth over $400,000
Counterfeit Major League Baseball clothing seized during World Series being donated to Haiti's needy
More than 2,000 items of counterfeit Major League Baseball (MLB) clothing seized by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents in San Francisco during last year's baseball playoffs will soon be on their way to the needy in Haiti.
A Bakersfield, Calif., retailer is expected to make his initial appearance in federal court here Tuesday afternoon on charges stemming from a long-term investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) into allegations he trafficked in counterfeit goods.
2 LA-area men charged with illegally importing $2 million in counterfeit Disney pins to sell over the Internet
Two Los Angeles-area men will appear in state court here Friday to answer to charges stemming from a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Anaheim Police Department that they illegally imported $2 million in counterfeit collectable Disney pins from China and sought to sell them over the Internet.
Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division and United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Chuck Rosenberg announced today that a federal court in Richmond unsealed an indictment of three defendants involved in one of the largest ever counterfeit luxury goods operations in the United States. All three defendants were arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. Arraignments will be held in Richmond on a date to be scheduled. The investigation of the cases and the arrests were conducted by ICE.
Value of CBP, ICE seizures of counterfeit goods in FY2007 is up 27%. Nearly $200 million in goods confiscated as a result of enforcement actions
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today it had seized counterfeit or pirated merchandize worth approximately $200 million in domestic value for fiscal year (FY) 2007. This year's activities continue a significant upward trend in the value of seizures, exceeding the value of last year's by 27 percent.
ICE teams with NFL, area police to protect Super Bowl fans from sports fakes. Crackdown nets more than $140,000 worth of phony clothing and memorabilia so far.
Acting on a tip, agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and an investigator under contract to the National Football League (NFL) descended on a sports memorabilia store in Glendale, Ariz., over the weekend, seizing an array of counterfeit items, including a signed football jersey retailing for more than $2,000.
A week-long enforcement blitz led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting the sale of counterfeit sports merchandise during Super Bowl XLII led to the seizure of more than 9,500 pieces of clothing and sports memorabilia valued at nearly a half-million dollars.
ICE teams with NBA and area police to protect NBA All Star Game fans from sports knockoffs. Crackdown nets $732,000 dollars worth of phony clothing and memorabilia.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents and investigators under contract to the National Basketball Association (NBA) descended on businesses, free-lance entrepreneurs and a well-established flea-market in New Orleans, over the weekend, in what was termed a President's Day weekend sweep, seizing an array of counterfeit items, including Nike shoes, Louis Vuitton handbags, Rolex watches and autographed basketball jerseys.
ICE agents and Chinese authorities use "Operation Spring" to nab DVD pirate.
The owner of a Bakersfield convenience store pleaded guilty yesterday to criminal copyright infringement following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).