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3M, Law Enforcement Cracking Down on N95 Mask Fraud
Both 3M and law enforcement are becoming more organized in their efforts to fight the fraud. 3M has set up a hotline, 800-426-8688, to help streamline its efforts and is investigating every instance it knows about, said Denise Rutherford, the company’s senior vice president of corporate affairs.
April 8, 2020
Revision Aided Sting Operation Against Chinese Counterfeit Ballistic Eyewear
Revision Military aided a sting operation to arrest owners and representatives of a Chinese company illegally manufacturing and selling counterfeit eyewear. Revision worked in conjunction with the Dearborn and Ohio County Prosecutor's Office in Indiana to execute this action.
February 6, 2016
FBI and Justice Department to Crackdown on e-Commerce Counterfeits
The Justice Department and FBI will launch a new collaborative strategy to more closely partner with manufacturers in intellectual property enforcement and prosecution. The FBI will work to ensure that third party e-commerce marketplaces have the right analytical tools and techniques to combat intellectual property concerns on their websites.
October 16, 2015
Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect Hit by Police SUV
Newark Police Chief Steven Sarver told the Columbus Dispatch the incident began when officers from the city’s special-operations group attempted to make an arrest using a warrant at a residence on Union St. just after noon. More Here.
November 6, 2014
Video: Ohio Officer Shot, Suspect Hit by Police SUV
Several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box his car in to arrest him, and the man jumped out of the car and fired a revolver at police, striking the one officer. He then ran across a parking lot.
November 6, 2014
NYPD Cracks Counterfeit Super Bowl Ticket Ring
The NYPD busted two men Monday on charges they were selling counterfeit Super Bowl tickets of such high quality that the fakes could have fooled the electronic scanners at the gates of MetLife Stadium.
January 29, 2014
Counterfeit Police Products
A retired officer started The Counterfeit Report website to alert consumers about fake products and help law enforcement investigators spot these goods during investigations. View several examples of fake police products, and then read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Craig Crosby.
July 25, 2013
Identifying Counterfeit Products
The global business of counterfeit goods has reached more than $700 billion a year. Craig Crosby, a retired officer, has launched The Counterfeit Report, a website with reference material on more than 200 commercially available brands.
July 24, 2013
Video: 4 Arrested After High-Speed S.C. Pursuit
North Charleston (S.C.) Police officers uncovered more than 100 oxycodone pills and $1,000 in cash after a pickup connected to a counterfeiting investigation led them on a brief high-speed pursuit.
January 3, 2013
High-Speed Pursuit In S.C.
North Charleston (S.C.) Police officers arrested four suspects connected to a counterfeiting investigation after a brief high-speed pursuit. Read the full story here.
January 3, 2013
Counterfeit Ketchup Explodes In NJ Warehouse
Authorities discovered the remnants of a counterfeit ketchup operation in a Dover, N.J., warehouse, after exploding bottles left a mess.
October 18, 2012
Inside An FBI Undercover Operation
The two-year investigation initially targeted corrupt employees at the DMV who sold fraudulent driver's licenses and vehicle registrations to drug dealers, terrorists, organized crime figures, and other scumbags who used aliases to enter and leave the U.S. and otherwise facilitate their criminal activity.
June 19, 2011
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