More Than $140,000 in Counterfeit Items Found at West Michigan Stores

Posted at 7:25 AM, Jun 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-14 07:27:16-04

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The Michigan State Police Fifth District Tobacco Tax Team seized more than $140,000 in counterfeit merchandise from three separate stores in West Michigan.

The stores are in Benton Harbor, Benton Township, and St. Joseph, and the seizures were based off of tips police received.

Some of the items police took were sports apparel, colored contact lenses, and name brand clothing.

MSP will turn the investigations over the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office for review.