CINCINNATI— From December 24-January 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati and Indianapolis seized four large shipments of jewelry deemed to be counterfeit by CBP’s Centers of Excellence and Expertise, the agency’s trade experts.
CBP officers in Indianapolis and Cincinnati
recently seized several shipments containing
counterfeit jewelry, that if it was real would
have been worth almost $8.7 million.
On December 24, CBP officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment containing 13,467 pieces of counterfeit jewelry bearing protected trademarks of Bvlgari, Cartier, Coach, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Rolex, Tiffany, Tori Burch, and Versace. The jewelry, which came from China, would have been worth a total of $3,727,488 million had it been genuine.
Eleven days later, Indianapolis CBP stopped a shipment of 1,272 pieces of counterfeit jewelry bearing protected trademarks from multiple brands valued at…