TITLE

VALUE OF SEIZED GOODS UP 27%

AUTHOR(S)
Casabona, Liza
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/31/2008, Vol. 195 Issue 22, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in domestic value of counterfeit goods seized when passing through U.S. ports in 2007. The value of seized goods increased by 27 percent to $200 million. Footwear and "wearing apparel" were the top two commodities confiscated, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, both part of the Department of Homeland Security. Seizures of handbags-wallets-backpacks and watches and watch parts totaled $14.2 million and $13.4 million, respectively.
ACCESSION #
29979146

 

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