Federal, state officials announce results of anti-counterfeiting operation

Federal, state officials announce results of anti-counterfeiting operation
This is the fake bill used in a counterfeit case. (Brazelton, David)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Federal and state officials are announcing the results of an anti-counterfeiting operation Thursday.

Investigators tracked counterfeit sales in Southeast, Louisiana.

Authorities said they are paying close attention to counterfeit bags, cosmetics, and contacts.

Some knockoff products could be contaminated with lead or other toxins.

New Orleans Customs and Border Patrol agents have already seized nearly $1 million worth of products.

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