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E-commerce has done great things for many a brand, but it's also opened up a new venue for counterfeiters. Noting that "web sites are increasingly the front end or entry point for consumers, businesses, and criminal organizations to the international supply chain," federal officials reported that they seized 22,848 shipments and took down 697 web sites that trafficked in counterfeit goods. No word on how many of those were True Religion jeans. [WWD]