As 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.
Prosecutors 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.
Federal prosecutors say Didier De Nier was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy and wire fraud. His wife previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy.
A 27-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to sell counterfeit flags, police said.
Authorities warned the public Tuesday about buying potential counterfeit goods this Christmas season.
With Halloween less than a week away, federal officials are warning the public about dangers associated with wearing counterfeit decorative contact lenses.
Customs agents have seized hundreds of counterfeit Rolex and other designer brand watches at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), authorities said Tuesday.
Officials 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.
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.
Four suspected white supremacists are facing burglary and other charges in an alleged counterfeiting scheme involving gift cards, police said Wednesday.
More than $14 million in fake Hermès handbags have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who have used a counterfeit check scheme to con several victims out of thousands of dollars.
More than 20,000 pairs of counterfeit Christian Louboutin shoes, worth an estimated $57,490, were seized from a shipment from China at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex.
Thousands of fake Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh and Zexal playing cards were seized from shipment arriving from China at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport this week.
Leticia Nunez, 38, is accused of selling counterfeit designer handbags, jewelry and other accessories that may have contained hazardous amounts of lead.