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News: Feds in NJ: 29 Arrests Made in $325 Million Counterfeit Goods Operation

Posted by admin on Mar 3, 2012 7:57:18 AM
Those knock-off Ugg boots, Nike sneakers and Louis Vuitton bags are going to be little more hard to find.

More than two dozen people were charged Friday in what is being calling one of the largestcounterfeit goods operations ever, federal officials in New Jersey said.

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said 29 arrests have been made in New Jersey, New York, Texas and the Philippines.

“It’s huge. It’s one of the largest counterfeit goods cases ever — maybe the largest ever investigated in this district and…one of the largest ever prosecuted in the country,” Fishman told reporters, including 1010 WINS’ Al Jones.

For the complete story, please visit CBS New York.

Topics: Counterfeiting, Luxury Goods