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Patapsco Flea Market has history of alleged counterfeit selling

Patapsco Flea Market has history of alleged counterfeit selling

Undercover federal agents rented a booth at Patapsco Flea Market to gain access to its management as part of a 21/2-year sting targeting merchants selling counterfeit and pirated goods — an investigation that resulted in a raid Sunday on the Southwest Baltimore marketplace, according to a search warrant and affidavit released Monday.

Capping the intensive investigation into fake brand-name clothes and accessories, as well as pirated DVDs and musical recordings, special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations confiscated numerous items being sold at the sprawling market.

No charges have been filed.

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