sema counterfeiters busted

It's a known fact that Chinese knockoffs occasionally float around the automotive industry. SEMA is no exception, and this year, the feds got involved.

On Wednesday, federal marshals raided two booths owned by Chinese companies, reports Automotive News. Four Wheeler was able to capture the event on video.

They seized parts, displays and communications equipment from a complaint filed on Tuesday by Omix- ADA, a manufacturer of aftermarket Jeep parts. Omix claimed patent infringement and asserted that: the Chinese companies were displaying and selling knock-offs of several of its patented aftermarket parts. Those parts included replacement hood latches, light mount assemblies and front grilles for the Jeep Wrangler.

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