US CBP seizes shipments containing thousands of fake Apple AirPods worth $1.3 million
ByFunAsia 18 Jul 2021 09:34 AM 31

On Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Cincinnati held onto five shipments of phony Apple AirPods esteemed at more than $1.3 million.

The five shipments came from China and contained 5,000 fake Apple AirPods and 1,372 fake Apple AirPods Pro.

In the wake of endeavoring to validate the things, CBP import experts at the Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) affirmed the things were infringing upon brand name law and copyright codes.

Each of the five shipments was gone to Brownsville, Texas, before they were seized on July 11.

"Our CBP officials keep on working at an undeniable level, and distinguishing fake things like these keeps transnational criminal associations from making a benefit off unconscious purchasers," said CBP specialist LaFonda Sutton-Burke in a public statement.

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"These seizures delineate our obligation to halting fake items and shielding our country's economy and purchasers from those aim on cheating organizations and buyers the same," Sutton-Burke added.

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