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ICE Seizes More Than $350,000 Worth of Counterfeit Merchandise | Crime

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ICE Seizes More Than $350,000 Worth of Counterfeit Merchandise
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LAS VEGAS -- Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seized more than $350,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise in Las Vegas.

Police say they seized more than 4,300 fake items with brand names of more than 25 different designers. Agents say the merchandise is worth more than $350,000. Brands include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Burberry, Rolex, Ray-Ban, Versace, and MAC.

The counterfeit goods were seized from Forward Fashion Handbags on Rainbow Boulevard, Lupita Perfumeria at the Charleston Discount Mall, the Broad Acres Swap Meet, the Fantastik Swap Meet and one private home in Las Vegas.

Police say the raids are part of Operation Fire Sale, targeting intellectual property crime in major cities nationwide.

ICE has a toll-free number to report illegal activity, including information about suspected trafficking in counterfeit merchandise. The number is 1-866-DHS-2ICE and is monitored 24 hours a day.

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