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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, October 30, 2020 | National Media Release

Recently, leadership from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – On October 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Boston seized three counterfeit Rolex watches and one counterfeit Richard Mille...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) embarked on an automated cargo...

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 11 counterfeit Richard Mille watches originating from Hong Kong and...

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—During the last 12 months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville, KY have, on a nightly basis, seized counterfeit...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Minneapolis recently seized almost 2,500 unapproved tire rims exported from Thailand.

On...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prevented importers from evading $287 million in duties owed to the U.S....

Friday, October 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry seized more than 2,400 glass smoking pipes as...

Thursday, October 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – Customs and Border Protection’s Area Port of Baltimore expedited the clearance of two huge pharmaceutical rubber stopper presses at Baltimore...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— A partir del 30 de septiembre en todos los puertos de entrada de los Estados Unidos, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) detendrá el aceite de...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Effective September 30 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain palm oil and palm oil products made by...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—In one night U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized five shipments containing counterfeit designer apparel...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release
Unapproved pills seized by CBP in Indianapolis during Mega  Flex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Operation Mega...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers assigned to the Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) in Boston seized a shipment...

Friday, September 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville recently seized a shipment containing two boxes of high end designer items...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Unscrupulous vendors work very hard to increase profit margins, oftentimes at the consumers’ expense when the consumer is left with an...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— On August 28, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 200 counterfeit Rolex watches from a shipment manifested as...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers assigned to the International Cargo Port in Boston seized 20,400 counterfeit N95 respirator masks...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the General Services Administration (GSA) and the City of Pharr announced a formal partnership today...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WRO) today on products from the People’s Republic of China (PRC...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers attached to the Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) in Chicago were contacted by...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On August 14, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 7,500 counterfeit phone cases and 2,040 counterfeit phone...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized a shipment that contained various counterfeit items valued at more...

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective August 18 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain seafood harvested by the Da Wang, a...

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has collected $575,000 in penalties following the closure of a civil enforcement action against the...

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