During the time period of the 2012 NFL season, officers with the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement seized a total of $17 Million worth of counterfeit jerseys, tickets and other materials. 41 people were also arrested during the September 2012 to February 2013 time period.
The fake items seized by authorities during this time were unlicensed jerseys, hats, t-shirts and jackets. In addition, 168 counterfeit tickets worth $154,000 were seized.
Source: Greg Botelho, “Feds seize over $17 million in fake NFL goods, Super Bowl tickets,” CNN, February 23, 2013.