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Counterfeit currency being passed at stores in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Salisbury Police say counterfeit currency is being passed at stores throughout the area during the holiday shopping season. Counterfeit $50, $20 and $5 bills have been passed at about 10 businesses between Dec. 15 and 27, officers said ...

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Counterfeit drugs becoming big business worldwide

WASHINGTON— The discovery that a fake version of the widely used cancer medicine Avastin is circulating in the United States is raising new fears that the multibillion-dollar drug-counterfeiting trade is increasingly making inroads in the U.S. The criminal practice has ...

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Ocean City businesses raided for counterfeit goods

OCEAN CITY — Law enforcement officers have raided two dozen Ocean City businesses suspected of trafficking in counterfeit goods. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials conducted the raids on Wednesday, with help from the FBI and state and local police. ...

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Baltimore man sentenced for selling counterfeit items

Federal authorities say a Baltimore man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling counterfeit items purportedly made by Louis Vuitton, Prada, Nike and others. Forty-seven-year-old Marvin Johnson was also ordered to forfeit nearly $24,000 in unlawful proceeds ...

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