(CBS SF) — During the Golden State Warriors’ run to the NBA title, San Francisco-based special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations seized nearly $500,000 in counterfeit merchandise associated with the basketball games, according to ICE officials.

The ICE investigators seized more than 14,000 fake T-shirts, hats, flags and decals during a month-long enforcement action coinciding with the NBA playoffs.

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Large sporting events are often prime targets for counterfeit merchandise retailers.

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During the San Francisco Giants’ run to the World Series in the 2014 Major League Baseball playoffs, ICE investigators in the Bay Area seized more than 2,700 items worth $80,000, including fake MLB tote bags, pennants, beanies, T-shirts and hats, ICE officials said.

ICE officials have planned a news conference for later Monday morning to provide more details about the seized NBA merchandise.

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