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Pandemic doesn’t stop Chinese from smuggling tons of illegal meat into the U.S.

Customs official unpacking boxes looking for smuggled meat products

PortandTerminal.com, June 20, 2020 Cargo shipments at California’s ports may be down in 2020, but that hasn’t stopped Chinese smugglers from bringing in illegal meat products into the United States. LONG BEACH, CA – In the first five months of fiscal year 2020, the interception of prohibited meats from China at the LA/Long Beach Seaport has increased 70% compared with …

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Thousands of fake Nike sneakers confiscated at Port of LA

PortandTerminal.com, October 10, 2019 The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized more than US$2 million worth of fake Nike shoes at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport. LOS ANGELES, CA – In a statement, the CBP said that it carried out a seizure in coordination with import specialists the Apparel, Footwear and Textiles Center of Excellence (AFT Center). In total, …

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CBP seize 27,000 bootleg Viagra pills. Stiff penalties expected

JACKSON, MS —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Vicksburg/Jackson, MS seized an express consignment shipment containing more than 27,000 unmarked Viagra capsules. The capsules, estimated to have an MSRP of more than $663,000, had been sent from Hong Kong and was destined to an address in Mississippi. HEALTH NEWS: Officers seize 27,000 unmarked Viagra pills …

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More cocaine?? Record MSC bust in Philly just got bigger by $100 million

PortandTerminal.com, June 22, 2019 U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a multi-agency search of an international cargo ship at the Philadelphia Seaport this week has netted what it calls “the largest cocaine seizure” in its 230-year history: 17.5 tons. PHILADELPHIA – Authorities have now weighed 17.5 tonnes of cocaine, one tonne more than originally reported, taking the street value of …

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“A big funding win for America’s ports” – AAPA

PortandTerminal.com, June 18, 2019 AAPA Applauds House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee For FY’20 Funding Bill The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding legislation approved today (June 5) by the House Appropriations Committee’s Homeland Security Subcommittee is being heralded as a “win” for ports by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) … the unified and recognized voice of …

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