MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — More than 2,000 counterfeit televisions were seized at PorMiami, according to U.S. customs officials.READ MORE: Heat Alert: Miami Beats Boston 109-103 For 2-1 Series Lead
U.S. customs officials say they’ve seized more than 2,000 counterfeit televisions at PortMiami.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported Friday that officers seized 2,167 counterfeit TVs with a combined manufacturer’s suggested retail price value of $610,400.READ MORE: Man Held Without Bond In Killing Of Baby, Babysitter In Coral Springs
Officers suspected the TVs were counterfeit because of possible infringing recorded MHL and HDMI trademarks.
Officials say the agency protects businesses and consumers by targeting counterfeit and pirated goods.
The agency named China, Hong Kong, Canada, India and United Arab Emirates as the top five countries of origin for counterfeit goods seized by CBP last year.MORE NEWS: Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC Numbers
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