INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minnesota — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers confiscated a large shipment of fake electronic goods from a freight train that crossed the international border at Fort Frances.
Officers targeted multiple rail containers for inspection, and found a variety of items marked with suggested retail prices totaling over $700,000 U.S.
CBP said labels on the products showed they were in contravention of copyright laws.
The containers held dozens of amplifiers, more than 650 cartons of earbuds and cables and nearly 60 cartons of sandwich boards and touch lamina.
American authorities at International Falls frequently intercept counterfeit products imported from Asia and carried into the U.S.by train from B.C.