LARGE SEIZURES OF FAKE N95 MASKS IN US AND HONG KONG

US CUSTOMS SEIZES OVER 100,000 COUNTERFEIT N95 FACE MASKS

A news release from US Customs & Border Protection on 15 January advised that officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport seized over 100,000 Counterfeit 3M N95 masks in 2 shipments from Hong Kong.

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-jfk-seizes-counterfeit-3m-n95-masks

Meanwhile –

HONG KONG CUSTOMS SEIZES 333,000 FAKE N95 RESPIRATORS IN CITY’S LARGEST CONFISCATION OF COUNTERFEIT MASKS

On 19 January, the South China Morning Post reported that the record haul, worth HK$8.5 million, is third such bust in as many months.  The bogus 3M-brand N95 respirators were confiscated from a logistics company’s warehouse in Kwai Chung.  It was customs’ third such seizure in as many months, with about 100,000 counterfeit masks were seized in each of the 2 previous operations from October and November last year, and all were similarly destined for markets abroad.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-and-crime/article/3118306/hong-kong-customs-seizes-333000-fake-n95-respirators

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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