Counterfeit Items Seized at NBA All-Star in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities confiscated more than 2,500 counterfeit merchandise items during last weekend’s NBA All-Star festivities in Orlando.

Federal authorities said Thursday that they confiscated more than $69,000 in counterfeit merchandise last weekend. They were aided by local police officers and sheriff’s deputies.

Ten people also were arrested for possessing or offering to sell counterfeit NBA merchandise.

Items seized by agents from Homeland Security Investigations included T-shirts, caps and jerseys.

 

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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