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News Release

Tuesday, December 22, 1998

Media Relations

Financial Crimes Division Will Hold a Press Conference Regarding Confiscation ofCounterfeit Items

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, December 22, 1998

PRESS CONFERENCE

The Los Angeles Police Department, Financial Crimes Division, Trademark Infringement Unit is holding a press conference on December 22, 1998 at 12:00 am at Parker Center, 150 N. Los Angeles St., Room 146, Board of Police Commission Hearing room.

The press conference will address the seizure of counterfeit merchandise from six locations within the downtown Los Angeles toy district. Detectives along with private investigators from National Trademark Investigations confiscated an excess of 130,000 pieces of counterfeit items.

Several items will be on display for photograph by the media. Detectives Gomez and Rodriguez will be on hand to answer any questions.


For Release 11:15 am PST
December 22, 1998