Homeland Security Investigations brings counterfeit designers to heel

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July 31, 2011

As part of the operation, Ryan Breen, 31, of Savannah, N.Y., was also arrested and charged with using the Internet to traffic in counterfeit goods. Breen was identified as the owner and operator of a website seized in this operation that sold unauthorized apparel from the FX Network series "Sons of Anarchy." The website offered counterfeit t-shirts for sale using the show's trademark brand without the permission of the Fox Broadcasting Company. If convicted, Breen faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $2 million fine.

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