Fake NFL Jerseys Seized During 2011 Super Bowl

in Counterfeit Goods

Authorities seized over 15,000 counterfeit NFL jerseys in the days leading up to the 2011 Super Bowl. In total, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement seized $3.56 Million worth of counterfeit Super Bowl merchandise during the event.

Between the 2007 and 2001 Super Bowls, over 66,000 counterfeit items were seized in total over the 4 years. The counterfeit goods had a value of $6.36 Million.

Source:  Jessica Dickler, “Feds crack down on counterfeit Super Bowl gear,” CNN, January 25, 2012.

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