Photographed on Canal Street in New York City
Shari Hyman (second from right) heads the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement, a 15-member squad that includes police officers, firemen, building inspectors, and even a tax specialist.
Since its 2006 inception, the OSE, which partners with private eyes hired by luxury brands, has confiscated $65 million worth of fakes. Last year a two-month investigation culminated in a bust of Chinatown's "Counterfeit Triangle," where the team shut down 32 shops.
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