Monday, September 11, 2006

Stop The Fakes..


Six people have been charged with trying to import the fake goods from China, US officials said.

The fake Nike Air Jordan shoes reportedly had a retail value of $16m (£8.5m) and were to be smuggled to the US in 15 shipping containers.

The gang members are said to have come from Mexico, China and the US.

The charges they face carry a five-year prison sentence and fine of $250,000 (£133,000).

The gang is said to have been planning to use fake documents to suggest the shoes had been re-exported to Mexico.

The US Homeland Security and Justice departments said they had disrupted “one of the largest counterfeit merchandise smuggling schemes uncovered in recent US history”.



Anonymous lukas said...

Am delighted that they caught up with those crooks,were i come from its hard to see original stuff just hope they do that here!and how about the extra airmax 95 tee?

6:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thats sucks... Nike rips people off everyday.. including those 7 yrs old kids who make the shoes in China. Not only do they pay them pennies a day, thier taking thier childhood.

12:35 AM  

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