WASHINGTON — Counterfeit apparel topped the list of seizures by volume made by federal authorities in fiscal year 2011, as the number of bogus apparel seizures increased 3,050 from the previous year, according to a report released Monday.
When measured by domestic value, consumer electronics was the top counterfeit commodity seized by U.S. officials, with a total value of $38.9 million. Counterfeit apparel, by domestic value, ranked fifth in seizures, the report released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement showed.
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