Monday, December 26, 2011
US Customs Seizes Counterfeit Goods, Including CLs, Eyewear, Sunwear
"Law enforcement in the Rio Grande Valley city of Alton have arrested three people as part of an international sweep targeting counterfeit goods during the holidays," says the San Antonion Express News. "They are among 33 people charged in Operation Holiday Hoax II, a six-week roundup during which officials in Texas, Mexico and South Korea seized 327,000 counterfeit items [including contact lenses, eyewear, sunwear] worth an estimated $76.8 million, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement." Read more.