TOPEKA – (January 31, 2020) – The attorney general’s office has filed two lawsuits against out-of-state pop-up sellers of counterfeit Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl LIV merchandise, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The lawsuits were filed as a part of a coordinated enforcement action in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) and Topeka Police Department (TPD). The attorney general’s office today served the lawsuits after agents from DHS made contact at the pop-up locations across Topeka, seizing all counterfeit items and all remaining funds collected from the sales of those items. KDOR also seized funds in the amount of taxes owed on those sales. TPD was on hand to...
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AG Derek Schmidt files lawsuits against Chiefs merchandise counterfeiters in Topeka sweep