By  on January 18, 2013

WASHINGTON — Federal officials made 7,800 seizures of counterfeit apparel valued at $133 million in fiscal year 2012, a year-end report released Thursday showed.

The number of counterfeit apparel seizures was down slightly from 8,094 valued at $142.3 million in fiscal year 2011, according to the report by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. Counterfeit-apparel seizures represented 11 percent of the total value of $1.26 billion seized in the fiscal year.

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