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2021/08/16 09:11:00 UTC

Four arrested in mega-million dollar counterfeit scheme

A 14-count indictment has been unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York charging seven defendants with participating in a counterfeit goods scheme totaling more than $130 million that included fake UGG boots, Nike Air Jordan sneakers, Timberland boots and Beats headphones.

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2021/07/21 06:49:00 UTC

Pets need IP protection too

The FBI, together with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, wants to alert consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit flea and tick collars, as many Seresto-branded flea and tick collars have recently been reported as counterfeit by consumers.

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2021/07/13 10:53:00 UTC

Man sentenced for smuggling counterfeit cell phone parts

A California man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit Apple, Samsung and Motorola cell phone components from China that were then sold to consumers in the U.S.

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To report suspected illicit criminal activity or fraudulent schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, email covid19fraud@dhs.gov.