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Homeland Security Investigating F.C. Shop iFaifo

An officer for the Department of Homeland Security and iFaifo owner Bao Doan inside of Doan's shop today. (Photo: Drew Costley/News-Press)
An officer for the Department of Homeland Security and iFaifo owner Bao Doan inside of Doan’s shop today. (Photo: Drew Costley/News-Press)

Officers from the Department of Homeland Security spent the day at iFaifo, a Falls Church electronics repair shop, collecting evidence for an ongoing investigation. Supervisory special agent Steven T. Soggin said that officers arrived at the shop this morning with a search warrant and collected evidence throughout the rest of the day. A regular customer of the business who declined to have his name used said that the officers collected files, a computer and merchandise related to the business, like cell phones and other electronic devices. According to Soggin, the Department of Homeland Security had no plans on arresting anyone at the business today and he said that there was no danger to the public.

He also said Bao Doan, the owner of the business located in the rear of the office building at 417 W. Broad Street, had no intentions on shutting the business down, though it was closed for business while the officers were collecting evidence. The aforementioned customer alleged that the business was under investigation for counterfeiting and could be heard having a conversation with Soggin about what constitutes as counterfeiting.