US Customs Seize Huge Shipment of Fake Jewellery and Watches from Hong Kong
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville, Kentucky seized three shipments of fake watches and jewelry from Hong Kong worth $5.6 million if genuine, IDEX Online reports.
On July 30, the customs officers intercepted 580 fake pieces of David Yurman jewelry worth $365,000. The following day they hit paydirt again, seizing 2,411 counterfeit designer brand watches which would have been worth $4.46 million if genuine, as well as another shipment of ten counterfeit Rolex watches worth $756,500 if genuine.
According to the report, the fake watches and jewelry shipments were destined for Ontario, California; Jonesboro, Georgia; and Worcester, Massachusetts.