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  • FEDS SEIZE FAKE SEAHAWKS AND BRONCOS GEAR

    So what can Eli and the Giants say!

    By Franco Ordonez
    McClatchy Washington Bureau
    Posted: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
    US NEWS FBN-COUNTERFEIT 1 OL
    Tony Overman - The Olympian/MCT
    John Sandweg, acting director of U.S. Customs Enforcement, talks to reporters during the "Operation Team Player" press conference at the Sheraton Times Square in Manhattan
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    WASHINGTON Federal officials announced Thursday that they’d seized more than $21.6 million in counterfeit NFL and other sports merchandise during a special operation leading up to this Sunday’s Super Bowl.

    Nationwide raids, including at California seaports and New Jersey flea markets, uncovered boxes and boxes of fake Denver Broncos jerseys and Seattle Seahawks ball caps – along with paraphernalia for other teams – made to look as if they were officially endorsed by the National Football League.

    The government’s cyber sleuths seized the domain names of 163 websites that trafficked in counterfeit sports goods. Another 5,200 websites that sold phony goods were identified with the help of the NFL

    Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...#storylink=cpy

  • #2
    Damn Government is shutting down all my websites.

    Back to the drawing board, I guess...
    My body was sculpted to the proportions of Michelangelo's David.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by gmen0820 View Post
      Damn Government is shutting down all my websites.

      Back to the drawing board, I guess...
      busted!!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Carter.525 View Post
        busted!!
        Not until they officially seize the other 163 websites.
        My body was sculpted to the proportions of Michelangelo's David.

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        • #5
          Dang. Thats messed up
          Everyone has the right to be stupid. Some just abuse the privilege.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by gmen0820 View Post
            Damn Government is shutting down all my websites.

            Back to the drawing board, I guess...
            LMAO !!!!!!! crazy !!!!
            1927, 1934, 1938, 1956, 1986, 1990, 2007, 2011

            Osi Umenyiora : " There's Nothing Like Being a NY GIANT ! "

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            • #7
              Damn Eli....you're convincing other teams now?
              Mood: WOOF!

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              • #8
                its not teams doing it, its fake counterfeiters.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Harooni View Post
                  its not teams doing it, its fake counterfeiters.
                  Yeah, it seems the OP isn't quite aware what is happening in either case, lol.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by bigblue404 View Post
                    So what can Eli and the Giants say!

                    By Franco Ordonez
                    McClatchy Washington Bureau
                    Posted: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
                    US NEWS FBN-COUNTERFEIT 1 OL
                    Tony Overman - The Olympian/MCT
                    John Sandweg, acting director of U.S. Customs Enforcement, talks to reporters during the "Operation Team Player" press conference at the Sheraton Times Square in Manhattan
                    Store

                    WASHINGTON Federal officials announced Thursday that they’d seized more than $21.6 million in counterfeit NFL and other sports merchandise during a special operation leading up to this Sunday’s Super Bowl.

                    Nationwide raids, including at California seaports and New Jersey flea markets, uncovered boxes and boxes of fake Denver Broncos jerseys and Seattle Seahawks ball caps – along with paraphernalia for other teams – made to look as if they were officially endorsed by the National Football League.

                    The government’s cyber sleuths seized the domain names of 163 websites that trafficked in counterfeit sports goods. Another 5,200 websites that sold phony goods were identified with the help of the NFL

                    Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...#storylink=cpy
                    What kind of moron would buy this crap in the first place? Oh, oops. Sorry. Didn't mean to offend anyone.....

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Harooni View Post
                      its not teams doing it, its fake counterfeiters.
                      As opposed to authentic counterfeiters?

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                      • #12
                        Half the jerseys in circulation are probably fake. Why are they cracking down now?

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