Officials warn fans of fake NFL merchandise circulating ahead of Super Bowl

Fake Vince Lombardi trophy among seized merchandise, agents say
LOS ANGELES (WLS) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents have been warning fans to be on the lookout for fake National Football League merchandise circulating around Los Angeles between Saturday and next Sunday.

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Agents showed off some of the counterfeit items they have already seized ahead of the big game. Among the items was a fake Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Last year, more than $45 million in fake merchandise was seized.

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Customs agents said fans should stick to reputable retailers selling authentic NFL merchandise.
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