27 May 2020 -
 Defence

Fake electronics seized in $400,000 Detroit haul

Counterfeit electronics were among a $400,000 haul of fake goods seized in Detroit, reports Detroit News.

The report says, “U.S. Customs and Border Protection discovered multiple purported Bluetooth products including headphones valued at about $325,000, smart bands valued at $59,000 and various speakers valued at more than $4,000.” 

Detroit News reports the products originated from China and the branding and overall quality of the articles were not consistent with genuine products.

Devin Chamberlain, port director, told the Detroit News, “The importation of counterfeit merchandise poses a significant risk to the vitality of the U.S. economy, our national security and the health and safety of the American people.”

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