Feds' Smuggling Busts Nab $325M In Counterfeit Bags, Shoes

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 2:07 PM EST) -- Chinese knockoff bags, shoes and other goods worth $325 million have been seized in a series of coordinated busts by law enforcement that led to the arrest of dozens of counterfeit goods smugglers in the past week, New Jersey's U.S. attorney and enforcement groups announced Friday.

A long-running investigation into the alleged smuggling of counterfeit products from China to the U.S. through the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal in Elizabeth, N.J., yielded counterfeit sneakers, purses and other goods in an international operation led by U.S. Immigration and...
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