$450 million counterfeit ring bust one of largest in New York City history

NBC New York – $450M Counterfeit Ring Busted in NYC

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Nearly two dozen people have been arrested in what authorities are calling one of the largest counterfeit goods takedown in New York City’s history.

Agents from Homeland Security Investigations and the NYPD shut down the alleged luxury counterfeit goods operation Thursday morning, with 22 suspects accused of illegally bringing millions of dollars worth of Chinese-manufactured goods into the United States by smuggling them through ports of entry on the East and West coasts.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.