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Kebharu Smith

Kebharu Smith is the Director of Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit (CCU), an international team of lawyers, investigators, and analysts whose mission is to disrupt and dismantle counterfeit organizations by targeting them through external enforcement efforts. Before joining CCU, Kebharu served as Senior Corporate Counsel with the DOJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS). Before that role, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) and Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in Houston. Kebharu is a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., an alumnus of Thurgood Marshall School of Law (at Texas Southern University), and a member of the National Bar Association and the National Black Prosecutor’s Association. Kebharu and his wife, Mignon Smith, enjoy traveling, sailing, original art, and theatre and serve as Ambassadors for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture.