iPhone with iOS 7. (Source: CBS4)

Dangers Of Counterfeit Electronics

Your smartphone, laptop, TV and even dishwasher could all be fakes.



FDLE Arrests Three People For Counterfeiting Body Armor

Three people are under arrest for allegedly counterfeiting body armor.

CBS Miami–10/21/2013

(Source: AP)

Sweetwater Detective Arrested On ID Theft Charges

A Sweetwater Police detective is facing federal fraud charges after prosecutors allege he took part in a counterfeiting operation.


Counterfeit Louis Vuitton jewelry seized at MIA by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Source: CBP)

$86M In Fake Merchandise Seized At MIA

Agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Miami International Airport have been busy lately taking more than $86 million worth of counterfeit and pirated merchandise into custody.



Feds Take Down Tamarac Man For Selling $800K In Bogus Bills

Slick, but not slick enough: a Tamarac man has been indicted on a charge of selling $800,000 in counterfeit U.S. dollars.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012


Fake Food Trying To Make Its Way Into The U.S.

We’re all on the lookout for counterfeit cash. We know to be suspicious of counterfeit purses. But what about fake food? It’s a growing threat in the US and beyond.


$10.9 million worth of counterfeit Louis Vuitton and Burberry clothing, jewelry and other items was seized in a shipment from China at Port Miami. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$10.9M Worth Of Counterfeit Burberry, Vuitton Seized At Port Miami

When you can buy high-priced, brand name merchandise for cheap prices, it means it’s probably fake and more than $10 million worth of fake brand name merchandise won’t be sold in South Florida or anywhere else after being seized at Port Miami.


(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Counterfeit cash on display at the Money Museum in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago June 22, 2011 in Chicago.

More Counterfeit Cash Found As Holidays Approach

Thanksgiving isn’t just about turkey, it’s about shopping of course, but South Florida retailers are keeping an alert eye on customers who try to pay with counterfeit cash.



Experts Warn Of Phony & Dangerous Sex Therapy Pills

The demand for sexual enhancement drugs is turning far and dark corners of the world into make shift labs, cranking out fake Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos has the shocking video of a raid on one such phony lab in China.



Phillip Morris Suing Miami Stores Over Counterfeit Cigarettes

A major tobacco company is taking more than a dozen local retail stores to court alleging the stores are selling counterfeit cigarettes.