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02.06.13 Samer Kalaf

The stream of awful knockoff toys has thinned today, as federal agents arrested five people, charging them with importing hazardous toys from China in violation of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Act. Although the report states SpongeBob SquarePants as one of the knockoff victims distributed to stores in Brooklyn and Queens. Others included Betty Boop, […]

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10.09.12 Andy Cush

Stacks upon stacks of counterfeit bills, printed on plain paper and blank on one side, were discovered by customers at two Midtown Chase Bank ATMs yesterday. $110,000 in cash was missing from the two ATMs, and police believe the counterfeits were placed in order to fool the machines into thinking they were carrying their full […]

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04.27.09 Will Sherman

Following a year-long sting, investigators seized $20 million dollars in counterfeit goods from a Red Hook storage facility. The haul included typical Canal Street counterfeit fare by Coach, Prada, Ralph Lauren as well as some counterfeit Nikes plastered with Barack Obama’s face. “It’s frankly just disrespectful to have the president of the United States depicted […]

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