US Customs and Border Protection release
CBP Officers in Tampa Seize 860 Counterfeit Ray-Ban Sunglasses
Release Date: July 31, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Tampa seized over 860 counterfeit Ray-Ban sunglasses arriving in a shipment from China on July 13.
Recent interdictions included seizures from Intellectual Property violations of electronics, watches/jewelry, shirts, handbags and many other products.
“Intellectual property rights are invaluable to innovation, investment and economic development,” said Acting Tampa Area Port Director Paula Rivera. “Our CBP officers and import specialists are committed to preventing counterfeit goods from entering the commerce of the United States.”