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.
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.
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