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CBP Memphis intercepts state’s first-ever treehopper bugs

MEMPHIS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists in Memphis recently intercepted rare treehopper bugs (Matcalfiellla Monogramma) on Persea sp leaves. – the first ever of its kind in the state of Tennessee. Treehoppers produce honeydew, which can promote the growth of harmful fungi, such as Sooty Mold on plants.

CBP Officers in Cincinnati Stop 3 Shipments in 4 Days with almost 800 Pieces of Counterfeit Jewelry Worth over $3M

CINCINNATI– With the holidays approaching, counterfeiters will be targeting consumer’s pocketbooks as they shop for gifts during the holidays. What consumers likely don’t know is purchasing knockoffs provides funding to organized criminal organizations. From October 25 to October 28, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized three shipments containing 795 pieces of counterfeit designer watches and jewelry.

22 Pill Presses, 257 Pill Press Parts; Fentanyl, and Xylazine: Cincinnati CBP Targets Deadly Imports

CINCINNATI – In July, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Port of Cincinnati participated in Operation Artemis, part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) analytics and intelligence-based enforcement efforts to disrupt the fentanyl supply chain.