WASHINGTON — Counterfeit accessories seizures continued to increase in 2008, while the amount of fake apparel declined, according to statistics released Thursday by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agencies.
Counterfeit shoes were the top seizure in 2008, accounting for 38 percent of all infringing goods. Fake footwear worth $102.3 million domestically was seized last year, compared with $77.8 million in 2007, an increase of 31 percent.
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