This shows a staggering potential profit for these counterfeit bags if they had been successfully marketed. CBP officers are trained to identify and interdict counterfeit goods, and this is a great example of how their training and expertise are employed every day in our ports of entry, said CBP Director of Field Operations in Los Angeles Todd C. Owen.
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16,000 designer handbags seized by customs
Customs and Boarder Protection holds a low end bag used to cover up the counterfeit Hemes Handbags in shipping during a press conference to show counterfeit handbags seized at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach stored in a U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection warehouse in Riverside, CA. Thursday, September 26, 2013. A Text Size
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