$1 billion in counterfeit goods seized

MANHATTAN, NY – In the largest seizure of counterfeit goods in U.S. history, federal officials and the New York Police Department have confiscated more than $1 billion worth of fake designer merchandise. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York made the announcement on Wednesday. The monumental operation took place in a Manhattan storage facility, where approximately 219,000 counterfeit items, including bags, clothing, shoes, and other luxury goods, were seized. Despite the …

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