Federal Officials Tackle Super Bowl Counterfeiters

As millions of Americans prepare for their Super Bowl Sunday parties, others may want to figure out how to avoid counterfeit merchandise . Agents from the Department of Homeland Security are working undercover with local officials across the Phoenix area, looking for fake NFL goods being sold to fans. So far, Operation Team Player has resulted in 52 arrests. On Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that in 2014, its agents seized more than 326,000 items of counterfeit sports merchandise, valued at $19,507,240.

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