An auction will be held of property not claimed by importers on Thursday, July 11 at 9 a.m. at the Carteret Rahway Holiday Inn in Carteret, N.J.
CBP sells by public auction merchandise abandoned or unclaimed at ports of entry by importers who have never collected these items. Live auctions are held in Long Beach, Calif. And Carteret, N.J. four times a year. Online auctions are available six times per year.
Items for sale on July 11 include men's sweaters, adult T-shirts, food stuffs (assorted pickles, sweet relish), a 2000 Ford Expedition, a 36 ft. fishing boat, two 1948 Rolls Royce, jewelry, artwork, all-terrain vehicles and personal effects.
Items for sale may be new or used and are sold in lots ranging from single items to wholesale quantities.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.