Feds Warn Of 'Copycat' Websites, Phony Certificates Of Authenticity For Counterfeit GoodsFederal immigration and customs officials warned holiday shoppers Friday to be on the lookout for counterfeit items ahead of the Christmas shopping season.
Credit Cards With Fraud-Fighting Chips To Become The Norm This WeekCredit and debit cards equipped with new microchips will become the industry standard starting Thursday, making way for a more secure purchasing process expected to reduce counterfeiting, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
CBP Officers Seize Nearly 4,000 Counterfeit Hermès Belts In LAAuthorities said the back of each belt was stamped with a counterfeit Hermès trademark, which was also engraved on the back of each buckle.
Feds Warn Shoppers: Knockoffs Harder To Detect In Digital AgeAs the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, federal officials Friday warned consumers that detecting counterfeit goods is getting tougher as more products are sold online.
Fashion District Merchants Banned, Fined $26M For Selling Counterfeit GoodsProsecutors say two merchants have been banned from LA's Fashion District and will pay a $26 million penalty - the largest on record - for selling counterfeit goods.
Ex-Calif. Man Convicted Of US Navy Battery Swindle Federal prosecutors say Didier De Nier was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy and wire fraud. His wife previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy.
Counterfeit American Flags Made In China Seized In Huntington Park RaidA 27-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to sell counterfeit flags, police said.
LA Anti-Counterfeit Initiative Targets Common Household Items Authorities warned the public Tuesday about buying potential counterfeit goods this Christmas season.
Counterfeit Halloween Contact Lenses May Cause Blindness, FDA WarnsWith Halloween less than a week away, federal officials are warning the public about dangers associated with wearing counterfeit decorative contact lenses.
CBP Seizes $1.2 Million In Fake Designer Watches At LAXCustoms agents have seized hundreds of counterfeit Rolex and other designer brand watches at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), authorities said Tuesday.
FBI Targets Pirated Movie, Music Sales With PSA CampaignOfficials with the FBI's Los Angeles field office kicked off a public information campaign Tuesday to warn against the potential economic impact of the sale of counterfeit movies, music and other goods.
14,000 Counterfeit Toasters From China Seized In Long Beach Customs officials at the the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex have seized 14,904 toasters from China bearing counterfeit safety markings, authorities announced Thursday.