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Chicago Chef Sued for Selling Counterfeit Wine Bottle

Chicago Chef Sued for Selling Counterfeit Wine Bottle

Photo by Jacob Andrzejczak/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Two wine collectors from New York City have filed suit against famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter for selling them a counterfeit bottle of wine for $46,227.40.The collectors, a married couple, filed …

Border Agents Seize Counterfeit Handbags Worth $14M

Border Agents Seize Counterfeit Handbags Worth $14M

Ben Pruchnie/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Customs and border patrol officers have intercepted some bogus bags that could have fetched a hefty price.   They may look like high-end Hermes handbags, but customs agents at the Port of Los Angeles sei…

Border Agents Seize Counterfeit Handbags Worth $14M

Border Agents Seize Counterfeit Handbags Worth $14M

Ben Pruchnie/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Customs and border patrol officers have intercepted some bogus bags that could have fetched a hefty price.   They may look like high-end Hermes handbags, but customs agents at the Port of Los Angeles sei…

Feds: Counterfeit Money Being Made with Everyday Office Equipment

Feds: Counterfeit Money Being Made with Everyday Office Equipment

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Millions of counterfeit dollars are flooding cash registers, and more often than not, this “funny money” is being manufactured using everyday office equipment, federal authorities said.Heath Kellogg, a gra…

Hundreds of Fake Heinz Ketchup Bottles Discovered in New Jersey

Hundreds of Fake Heinz Ketchup Bottles Discovered in New Jersey

Dover Code Enforcement Department(DOVER, N.J.) — Hundreds of crates purported to be Heinz ketchup was discovered in a Dover, N.J. warehouse, which officials said may have been repackaged to sell for a profit.Other tenants who rent the space in a …

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Causing a fire, not deploying or partial deployment are not how you would like to have your airbag described, but those are the words U.S. Department of Transportation administrators used Wednesday when explaining …

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

Airbag Knockoffs Fail in Crash Test Videos

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Causing a fire, not deploying or partial deployment are not how you would like to have your airbag described, but those are the words U.S. Department of Transportation administrators used Wednesday when explaining …

20,000+ Counterfeit Christian Louboutin Shoes Confiscated

20,000+ Counterfeit Christian Louboutin Shoes Confiscated

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — If you find a pair of those trendy red-bottom heels for a deal that sounds too good to be true, it probably is.U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confiscated 20,457 pairs of counterfeit Christia…

Three Women Arrested in Massive Counterfeit Coupon Ring

Three Women Arrested in Massive Counterfeit Coupon Ring

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — Phoenix police have arrested three women believed to be involved in the largest counterfeit coupon scam in U.S. history.The Phoenix Police Department, aided by the Coupon Information Corporation and some of the at l…

Chinese Counterfeit $35 Million Worth of Italian Train Tickets

Chinese Counterfeit $35 Million Worth of Italian Train Tickets

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — Italian police are not surprised when they find counterfeit goods from China, but were taken aback to find $35 million worth of counterfeit train tickets for Rome’s “Leonardo express” train on a ship that arrived from Ch…

Report: Counterfeit Chinese Parts Slipping into US Military Aircraft

Report: Counterfeit Chinese Parts Slipping into US Military Aircraft

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Counterfeit electronic parts from China are “flooding” into critical U.S. military systems, including special operations helicopters and surveillance planes, and are putting the nation’s troops at risk, according t…

After Fake Bills Passed, Girl Scouts Get Schooled by Secret Service

After Fake Bills Passed, Girl Scouts Get Schooled by Secret Service

Giuliana Nakashima/The Washington Post/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Whether you prefer Do-Si-Dos or Thin Mints, almost everyone loves a Girl Scout cookie, but the annual fundraiser has created a spike in crime across the country this year that has even th…

Cancer Patients Fume Over Counterfeit Avastin

Cancer Patients Fume Over Counterfeit Avastin

J.B. Reed/Bloomberg News(OCEANSIDE, Calif.) — Cancer patients are furious that a counterfeit version of the drug Avastin has landed in U.S. clinics.Avastin, which is made by the Oceanside, Calif.-based company Genentech, is used in combination with ch…

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