Washington State University police seized counterfeit Cougar wear outside the football game against UCLA on Saturday.
More than 700 T-shirts and sweatshirts were seized, with an estimated value of $15,500, according to a WSU news release. The apparel was seized from an unlicensed vendor who was selling the items near popular tailgating areas. A charge of counterfeiting, a felony, is being forwarded to the Whitman County Prosector’s office, the release said.
The school has about 340 licensed vendors, the release noted. Licensed WSU merchandise will have a hologram on the product or the tag that says “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product.”
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