It’s being called the biggest seizure of counterfeit goods ever in Hawaii. Thousands of designer items were seized from a business in Chinatown. No arrests have been made and the owner of the store denied any knowledge that the items were counterfeit.
“We are just scratching the surface, but we are committed to building our source base in this arena and actually engaging in activities to bring to the forefront these violators,” said Department of Homeland Security Wayne Wills.
See video report of the bust here KHON
Why do you think counterfeit goods are so prevalent in many stores catering to tourists in major cities in the US?