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Customs Officers Seize Counterfeit Point of Sale Machines

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency seized over 1,000 counterfeit point of sale machines at the International Falls Port of Entry last month. The merchandise has a suggested retail price of $2,453,400. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency seized over 1,000 counterfeit point of sale machines at the International Falls Port of Entry last month. The merchandise has a suggested retail price of $2,453,400. |  Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Updated: May 17, 2019 08:41 AM

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency says they seized 1,315 counterfeit point of sale machines. 

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According to the release, the agency says they were seized at the International Falls Port of Entry on April 23. The machines, which were destined for Ranier, had an estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price of $2,453,400. 

International Falls Port of Entry Director, Anthony Jackson said the following the release: 

"The enforcement of trade laws at U.S. ports of entry remains a high priority for us. CBP works diligently to protect companies from unauthorized use of their trademarks as well as consumers from counterfeit products.”

The agency says stopping the flow of illicit goods is a priority for them.

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