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More Than $14M of Fake Handbags Seized by CBP in L.A.

Los Angeles - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and import specialists assigned to the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex seized 1,500 high-fashion leather handbags bearing counterfeit "Hermès" listed trademark. Had the goods been genuine, the seized handbags would have an estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price of $14,100,000. (more)

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CBP Seizes Over $86M in Counterfeit and Pirated Merchandise at Miami International Airport

Miami - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Miami International Airport have intercepted 505 shipments of counterfeit and pirated merchandise with an estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price of $86,939,519 over the past six months.. (more)

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Counterfeit Perfume Seizures Total $51 Million

Washington-U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized imports of counterfeit perfume valued at nearly $51 million during fiscal year 2011.Counterfeit perfumes are a form of theft from the brand owner, and protecting American intellectual property is a priority for CBP. (more)

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CBP and EPA Seize Shipment of Counterfeit Headphones and Unsafe ATVs in Los Angeles

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the LosAngeles/Long Beach seaport seized a shipment containing 445 counterfeit "Beats by Dr. Dre" headphones and 28 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) that violated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations on February 5. (more)

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