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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Philadelphia and the Port of Pittsburgh have been seizing counterfeit and...

Friday, August 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region continue to seize caches of counterfeit or unapproved COVID...

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – Six recent insect pest interceptions in Philadelphia, including a first ever local discovery, illustrate how Customs and Border Protection...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville intercepted 170 counterfeit championship rings arriving from China and...

Friday, May 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Delaware – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed today that a moth that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – As the nation’s leading border security agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Ports of Entry across the Baltimore Field...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia continue to conduct the agency’s vital trade enforcement mission, including...

Friday, March 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a shipment of counterfeit consumer goods recently while inspecting arriving express...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of Cincinnati intercepted 51 shipments—about 3,400 pounds or 3,700...

Monday, January 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Delaware – A joint U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Delaware Bay inspection discovered nearly 400...

Monday, December 9, 2019 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the Baltimore Field Office set a record in 2019 for recoveries of stolen vehicles being...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Del. – It isn’t only stolen vehicles that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers are encountering at the Port of Wilmington, Del....

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Delaware – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discovered a handgun and nearly 1,500 rounds of ammunition October 4 at the Port of...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a stolen 2018 Cadillac Escalade, valued at more than $57,000 at the Port of...

Friday, July 5, 2019 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Delaware – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed today that two insects that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture...

Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release
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Friday, June 14, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hiring men and women to serve as officers in the Area Port of Philadelphia, which includes...

Monday, June 10, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – Temperatures are rising with summer quickly approaching and with that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) anticipates rising numbers of...

Friday, April 19, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – Well that didn’t take long. Transnational criminal organizations are quick to counterfeit any popular consumer merchandise and Bryce Harper’s...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia seized an international parcel that contained more than 1,152 counterfeit...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – A multi-agency examination of imported shipping containers at the Philadelphia seaport netted 1,185 pounds of cocaine Tuesday.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 13 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements through Section 481 of the...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection in San Diego is introducing a new way for boaters to check in when they arrive to the U.S. from a foreign...

Saturday, September 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – Casey Durst, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Hurricane Florence Lead Field Coordinator for Region III, reports that all CBP Ports of...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to monitor Hurricane Florence’s track today and is prepared to deploy personnel and relief...

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