Authorities say three people were arrested and more than $250,000 in counterfeit iPhone parts seized in Covina, Walnut and Rowland Heights.
Customs officials said they seized the shipment with a domestic value of $48,000 on September 15.
Five people, including two former employees of the California Department of Motor Vehicles, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly making and distributing fake driver’s licenses.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection specialists have seized more than 47,000 counterfeit pieces of designer clothing at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport, authorities said Wednesday.
Customs inspectors seized about 5,400 counterfeit M.A.C. makeup brushes arriving in Los Angeles from China.
Customs agents at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex seized 13,200 pairs of fake Givenchy and Armani sunglasses and reading glasses in a shipment from China, authorities announced Thursday.
The Secret Service warned Koreatown businesses that counterfeiters are chemically erasing parts of $5 bills and covering them with $20, $50 or $100 denominations.
Investigators have seized millions of dollars of phony iPhones, dodgy DVDs, counterfeit clothing and other items in a massive crackdown on fake goods in the Los Angeles area.