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Business owner arrested after cops find him selling over a thousand high-end counterfeit products in Waukegan

A business owner and an employee were arrested after federal and local law enforcement found over 1,000 luxury designer brand items being sold at a store in Waukegan. Mohammed Abulawi, 34, of Waukegan, was charged with selling 500-2,000 counterfeit items and unlawful possession of a firearm. Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Kelse Banks said officers […]

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Customs officers seize nearly $3 million of counterfeit goods shipped to Chicago area, some intended for McHenry County

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers last month seized nearly $3 million worth of counterfeit goods shipped to the Chicago area, some of which were headed to McHenry County. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at an Express Consignment Operations (ECO) hub near O’Hare seized a shipment on January 31 that was arriving from […]