Thursday, February 2, 2012

ICE Wants a Piece of the Super Bowl: ICE teams up with NFL and law enforcement partners to seize counterfeit goods

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton, and National Football League's Vice President for Legal Affairs Anastasia Danias, on Thursday will announce the latest results of seizures of Super Bowl XLVI and sports-related counterfeit merchandise and websites. And the press conference is at the Super Bowl Media Center in Indianapolis.  John Morton and lucky public servants get a taste of Super Bowl mania!

WHO:

•John Morton, Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

•Anastasia Danias, Vice President for Legal Affairs, National Football League

•David Murphy, Director of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

•Frank G. Straub, Public Safety Director, Indianapolis Department of Public Safety

WHAT: News Conference to announce the latest seizure results of a nationwide operation that is focused on seizing counterfeit Super Bowl XLVI and sports-related merchandise and websites.

WHEN: TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. ET WHERE: Super Bowl XLVI Media Center JW Marriott Indianapolis 1st floor, Room 103-104 10 S West Street Indianapolis, Ind. Important Note to Editors and Reporters: Access to this event is available to media with NFL-issued credentials. Media representatives who do not have these credentials should request a day pass before the event by emailing joanna.hunter@nfl.com.

Video/photo availability: Video/photo b-roll of counterfeit merchandise seized during this operation will be available for download here starting at 10:00 a.m ET today. Additionally, a limited number of DVDs with this B-roll will be available at the press conference.

UPDATE:  Operation Fake Sweep has been declared a success.  Don't you feel safer now?

 

KJ

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