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  • 09.22.2020

    Illicit cigarettes seized in black market probe worth nearly $5M

    CARTAGENA, Colombia – Homeland Security Investigations–Cartagena, working cooperatively with Colombian authorities, have seized more than two million packs of cigarettes worth nearly $2.3 million as part of an ongoing joint investigation of counterfeit cigarettes believed to be part of an illegal trade of black-market tobacco.

  • 09.16.2020

    Motion Picture Association signs up to assist the IPR Center with anti-piracy efforts

    WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) as well as CTAM, the industry marketing organization, today announced a multi-layered partnership designed to strengthen innovation and collaboration within the organizations’ collective content protection efforts.

  • 08.25.2020

    HSI-Cartagena, Colombian authorities seize counterfeit goods worth $5M

    CARTAGENA – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-Cartagena reports the seizure of nearly 82,000 counterfeit items including Apple Air Pods, M·A·C cosmetics, Kipling bags and Oakley and Ray-Ban sunglasses that – if genuine – would have a street value of approximately $5 million.

  • 07.10.2020

    IPR Center reveals how one lead can be worth a million dollars

    If you’ve ever wondered how a simple lead can develop into a full blown investigation, look no further than the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) personnel in Dallas where recent information quickly led to the seizure of more than $1.3 million worth of counterfeit goods.

  • 07.01.2020

    DHS Issues Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory

    The Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Commerce are issuing a Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory detailing risks and considerations for businesses with supply chain exposure to entities engaged in forced labor and other human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

  • 05.05.2020

    HSI announces partnership in fight against COVID-19 fraud

    Industry experts from Pfizer, 3M, Citi, Alibaba, Amazon and Merck have joined forces with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and its criminal investigators in an unprecedented public-private partnership to combat fraud and other illegal activity surrounding COVID-19.

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