Company pleads guilty in counterfeit Patriots T-shirts case

Prosecutors say the business printed and sold over 1,700 counterfeit T-shirts

BOSTON (AP) — A New Hampshire company has pleaded guilty to trafficking counterfeit New England Patriots playoff championship and Super Bowl T-shirts during the 2015 National Football League playoffs.

CK Productions Inc., in Pelham, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston on Thursday to trafficking in counterfeit goods. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 6.

Prosecutors say the business printed and sold over 1,700 counterfeit T-shirts, with a retail value of over $29,000. The playoff T-shirts bore the trademarked words “Patriots” and “Super Bowl” and the Patriots logo.

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