Feds Seize 150 Websites In Counterfeit Crackdown

AFPFeds seize 150 websites in counterfeit crackdownThe Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have shut down 150 websites accused of selling knock-off or pirated merchandise to unsuspecting online bargain hunters. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton and Assistant US Attorney Lanny A. ...Cyber Monday: Buyer Beware Counterfeit GoodsABC NewsFeds seize 150 websites selling fake goodsCBS News150 domain names shut down in probe of counterfeit goodsCNNBusinessWeek -Politico -Forbesall 327 news articles »

  • Feds take down over 700 fake websites for Cyber Monday
    The counterfeit websites have become more sophisticated in recent years ... When an item was identified as being counterfeit, they were able to secure orders to seize the domain selling the product, ...
    12/1/2018 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Feds crack down on websites allegedly selling fake NFL jerseys
    Homeland Security Investigations and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement filed documents in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City in May to seize seven Internet ... led crackdown targeting ...
    07/11/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • In global op, feds help seize websites selling fake goods
    In an operation involving 10 foreign law enforcement agencies, the Department of Homeland Security helped seize more than 700 websites selling counterfeit goods on Cyber Monday, the busiest online ...
    12/1/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Feds seize 1,600 websites selling counterfeit or misbranded drugs
    The Colorado U.S. Attorney’s Office, working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced Thursday that it has seized 1,677 websites that were illegally selling counterfeit or misbranded ...
    06/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Feds Seize $179M in Counterfeit Goods in 2011
    In addition to its program to physically seize counterfeit goods, ICE also has an initiative called Operation In Our Sites aimed at shutting down websites associated with counterfeiting or pirating ...
    01/9/2012 - 5:36 am | View Link
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