How Does Border Patrol Find $7.8 M in Counterfeit Goods in a Week? They Look Closely

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday that it seized $7.8 million worth of fake high-end merchandise at a Greater Cincinnati point of entry this week. Officials at the shipping hub located at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport said they seize fake merchandise daily but over a three-day period, officers seized counterfeits worth millions of dollars.

“Do you consider yourself a connoisseur of Rolex watches and Louis Vuitton purses? If you aren’t, don’t worry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have a keen eye for these fakes,” a statement on the seizures said. So how do they do it?…

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