Arrow-right Camera

Sports

Agents seize counterfeit sports merchandise

Fri., Jan. 3, 2014

U.S. officials say Homeland Security agents seized about 6,100 pieces of counterfeit hockey merchandise and other sportswear valued at more than $723,000 during a three-month initiative leading up to National Hockey League’s Winter Classic events. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday that jerseys, hats, T-shirts and other items worth more than $32,500 were seized in the Detroit area. “Operation Team Player” targets counterfeit sports merchandise from all major sports leagues. Most of the items seized were fake NHL merchandise.

Associated Press



There is one comment on this story »