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05/05/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Intellectual Property Rights
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Dina Gonzalez-Marquez, 23, and Emilio Gonzalez-Marquez, 21, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly operating a counterfeit airbag business out of their Albuquerque residence.

11/07/2013
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Two sales representatives for Gallant Pharma International, Inc., pleaded guilty Thursday to selling misbranded and non-FDA-approved intravenous chemotherapy drugs and injectable cosmetic drugs and devices.
10/29/2013
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Charles Daniel Stephens pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to criminal copyright infringement, admitting he sold pirated computer software online.
05/07/2015
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
This investigation has resulted in the guilty pleas of other conspirators of SB Medical Inc. and TC Medical Group, including: David Eli Burke, director of sales; Shlomo David Rabi, director of sales and marketing; Asaf Akiva Ibrahimian; sales representative; Reuven Daniel Mirlis, sales representative; Rivka Rabi, drop shipper.
08/08/2013
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Seven arrests have been made in a coordinated operation spanning several states, related to the unsealing of a 17-count indictment and criminal complaint involving Gallant Pharma Itnl Inc., an allegedly unlicensed company that is accused of distributing misbranded prescription drugs from its HQ in Crystal City and an office in Springfield.
03/07/2014
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Talib Khan, 43, of Montreal, Quebec, and Barbados, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and sale of misbranded drugs. Between August 2009 and August 2013, Gallant Pharma smuggled and sold more than $12.4 million in non-FDA-approved chemotherapy drugs and injectable cosmetic drugs and devices, generating profits of $3.4 million.
11/09/2012
Alexandria, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Quynh Trong Nguyen was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison for selling thousands of units of counterfeit, copyright-infringing computer software. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
03/29/2011
Anaheim, CA
Intellectual Property Rights
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Law enforcement is currently seeking the co-owner of an Anaheim, Calif., online gun equipment business who is charged, along with his business partner and an office manager, in a scheme to sell counterfeit high-tech rifle sights over the Internet.
04/26/2013
Arlington, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
Anyone who visits a website seized by the government for counterfeiting violations will now be met with a public service announcement (PSA) that educates them about the impact that such crime has on global economics and its links to organized crime.
04/26/2013
Arlington, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), and the National Association of Theatre Owners announced the planned release of a new trailer Friday aimed at educating the public about the laws against movie piracy.
08/05/2011
Arlington, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
The theft of so-called intellectual property - creative expressions like trade secrets, proprietary products and parts, literature, music, and films - comes at a high price.
04/26/2013
Arlington, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
World IP Day was started by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and is celebrated April 26 every year in order to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity.
09/16/2011
Arlington, VA
Intellectual Property Rights
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To date, 142 domain names have been seized by the IPR Center, 82 of which have been forfeited for intellectual property right infringement.
10/19/2012
Asuncion , Paraguay
Intellectual Property Rights
Over the past 15 months, ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has provided extensive training and capacity building to Paraguay's customs office and other Paraguayan law enforcement partners.
02/24/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Intellectual Property Rights
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday charging Bakersfield, Calif., shop owner Eric Huggins with one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/15/2011
Bakersfield, CA
Intellectual Property Rights
Defendant's shop allegedly sold phony designer clothing, accessories and pro sports apparel
06/28/2012
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
Naveed Sheikh, 30, was charged in a four count superseding indictment alleging that from February 2004 to June 2008, Sheikh conspired to infringe copyrights. If convicted, Sheikh faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the conspiracy and for each of three counts of copyright infringement. Sheikh is detained. No court appearance has been scheduled.
04/25/2012
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
A federal grand jury has indicted five individuals related to a conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). From October 2011 through April 2012, the defendants operated in and around Baltimore, including at the Patapsco Flea Market, selling counterfeit purses, handbags...
06/20/2011
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
In Sept. 2010, law enforcement executed search warrants and seized 3,600 counterfeit items worth over $400,000 from three stores owned by Marvin Anthony Johnson, 47, of Baltimore.
02/21/2014
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
Sheldon Kennedy, 26, was arrested this week in Miami for his role in selling illegal drugs, false identifications, counterfeit currency, guns and other contraband over the Internet. In September 2011, HSI Baltimore special agents initiated an investigation into the Silk Road website.
01/03/2013
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
Liang Lin, 34, a resident of Delaware, who owned and operated two shops on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Md., pleaded guilty today to trafficking in counterfeit goods.
01/21/2016
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
The seized items were packaged to appear genuine and were sold at the same price point as legitimate goods. According to experts, such high quality counterfeit items suggest they were likely made using commercial grade equipment. Experts from the RIAA accompanied HSI special agents as on-scene subject matter experts.
01/13/2011
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
A federal grand jury indicted Naveed Sheikh, 30, of Baltimore, late yesterday afternoon for illegally reproducing and distributing over 100 copyrighted commercial software programs.
04/17/2014
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
Hao Yang, 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz, who also entered an order that Yang forfeit five bank accounts worth more than $59,000, a 2010 Acura purchased with proceeds of the crime, and counterfeit computer software, DVDs, sports jerseys and other items valued at approximately $280,720.
01/27/2014
Baltimore, MD
Intellectual Property Rights
A Pennsylvania man, Hao Yang, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods, including counterfeit military items.

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