Compaq seizes bootleg components
With a little help from US marshals
US marshals raided the premises of a Bow, New Hampshire computer parts wholesaler, and found a thriving counterfeiting operation.
They seized large quantities of counterfeit Compaq memory parts and hard drives from Hardware 4 Less, as well as well as "counterfeit Compaq labels, packing materials, warranty booklets, and software licenses".
Compaq says it will seek damages of 'several million dollars' from Hardware 4 Less, as punishment for making and distributing counterfeit Compaq goods.
All the seized goods are lodged with the Federal Court of New Hampshire, where future proceedings will be heard. ®
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