Feds: $13.6M in phony sports goods confiscated

Updated: January 31, 2013, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Investigators have confiscated more than $13.6 million worth of phony sports merchandise over the past five months and expect to seize more in New Orleans during Super Bowl week, a federal law-enforcement official said Thursday.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton said authorities also have shut down more than 300 websites selling counterfeit goods as part of an enforcement effort dubbed "Operation Red Zone." The operation targeted international ...

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