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Counterfeit Home Theater Speaker Systems Seized at Border

Counterfeit home theater speaker system. Counterfeit home theater speaker system. |  Photo: Courtesy: US Customs and Border Protection

November 14, 2017 03:18 PM

Another counterfeit merchandise case was caught at the International Falls port of entry.

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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, officers targeted a rail container bound for Ranier last month. Inside, they said they found 355 home theater speaker systems, which allegedly had counterfeit markings. Officers seized the items. 

They had a suggested retail price of $990,415. 

"Counterfeiting adversely affects lawful rights holders of their original ideas and the ability to make a profit from them," said Anthony Jackson, International Falls Port Director.


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