(PITTSBURGH) CBP REPORT: Seized the second of two shipments of counterfeit #COVID19 vaccination cards on Sept.07: shipped from China #AceHealthDesk report

#AceHealthReport – Sept.17: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the second of two shipments of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards in Pittsburgh on September 7.CBP seized 70 counterfeit #COVID19 vaccination cards shipped from China.

#CoronavirusNewsDesk reports that Pittsburgh CBP Officers Seize 70-Counterfeit #COVID19 Vaccination Cards from China: An investigation continues: The FBI has warned the public that buying, selling, or using a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards endangers and places others at risk, and breaks our nation’s laws.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Pittsburgh seized 70 counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards on September 7 that shipped from China and were destined to an address in Beaver County, Pa.

The two international mail parcels contained a combined 70 fake COVID vaccination cards: CBP officers seized the first parcel of 20 cards on August 24 after they determined that the cards presented a low-quality appearance and that they were being imported by a consignee who is not from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or a certified medical entity.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Pittsburgh seized 70 counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards on September 7 that shipped from China and were destined to an address in Beaver County, Pa.

CBP officers placed a hold on a second shipment destined to the same Beaver County, Pa., consignee. That parcel of 50 fake COVID cards arrived on Tuesday. Both parcels were shipped from China.

CBP officers in ChicagoMemphis and Anchorage, Alaska, have seized more than 6,000 counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards.

“Coronavirus and its variants continues to pose a serious health and safety threat to American citizens, and so do unscrupulous vendors who peddle counterfeit COVID vaccination cards,” said William Fitting, CBP’s Port Director in Pittsburgh. “Customs and Border Protection will continue to intercept counterfeit goods, such as these fake vaccine cards, that threaten our nation, our people and our economy.”The fake vax cards were destined to
an address in Beaver County, Pa.

CBP’s border security mission is led at ports of entry by CBP officers from the Office of Field Operations. CBP officers screen international travelers and cargo and search for illicit narcotics, unreported currency, weapons, counterfeit consumer goods, prohibited agriculture, and other illicit products that could potentially harm the American public, U.S. businesses, and our nation’s safety and economic vitality. Learn more about what CBP accomplished during “A Typical Day” in 2020.

#AceHealthDesk report ……Published: Swpt.17: 2021:

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(HENDERSON, Nev.) ICE/HSI REPORT: Special agents assisted their law enforcement partners execute a state warrant that resulted in the seizure of more than $13 million in counterfeit designer goods #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.29: The Nevada Attorney General’s Office, Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department executed the search warrant for violations related to selling, displaying, advertising with false trademarks – a Nevada state felony…..

#AceDailyNews reports that ICE/HSI on Aug. 3, special agents seized 12,688 pieces of counterfeit merchandise valued at $13,479,402, an Apple computer, an external hard drive, catalogs listing counterfeit merchandise for sale, and numerous business documents: They identified the owners/operators as an out-of-state couple who purchased the business and boutique client list for approximately $500,000 from the now associate who resides in Henderson, Nevada. No arrests have been made……

“HSI will continue to focus on keeping counterfeit products off U.S. streets and dismantling the criminal organizations behind such activity,” said Francisco Burrola, special agent in charge for HSI Las Vegas. “The infringement of intellectual property rights is a growing threat to our economic viability that cannot stand in our communities.”

According to law enforcement officials, the warehouse was outfitted with two industrial size sewing machines being used to manufacture counterfeit merchandise. Rolls and sheets of material that have the Louis Vuitton trademark printed on them, which were imported from China, were discovered in the warehouse. The warehouse was stocked with the in-house manufactured finished product, additional counterfeit merchandise imported from China, computer and weigh stations for postage, and parcel company mailout boxes.

The items have been placed into evidence in furtherance of a continued investigation.

HSI is a directorate of ICE and the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), responsible for investigating transnational crime and threats, specifically those criminal organizations that exploit the global infrastructure through which international trade, travel and finance move.

HSI’s workforce of over 10,400 employees consists of more than 7,100 special agents assigned to 220 cities throughout the United States, and 80 overseas locations in 53 countries. HSI’s international presence represents DHS’s largest investigative law enforcement presence abroad and one of the largest international footprints in U.S. law enforcement.

#AceNewsDesk report ……Published: Aug.29: 2021:

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