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
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
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