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Crime Customs seizes $55K in counterfeit Air Jordans at airport

17:52  09 january  2018
17:52  09 january  2018 Source:   ap.org

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A pair of counterfeit Air Jordan sneakers that were among 400 sets seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Dulles International Airport in Virginia in U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that 400 pairs of the counterfeit Nikes arrived at the airport last month, destined for an

Customs and Border Patrol seized 400 pairs of counterfeit Air Jordans that arrived from China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that 400 pairs of the counterfeit Nikes arrived at the airport last month, destined for an address in Alexandria, Virginia.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: A law enforcement officer walks past ICE logo ahead of a press conference on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, DC. © Photo by Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: A law enforcement officer walks past ICE logo ahead of a press conference on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, DC. CHANTILLY, Va. — Customs officers at Dulles International Airport in Virginia have seized nearly $55,000 worth of counterfeit Air Jordan shoes.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that 400 pairs of the counterfeit Nikes arrived at the airport last month, destined for an address in Alexandria, Virginia.

Officers suspected the shoes, which arrived from China mimicking assorted models of the shoe, were fakes.

The shoes retail for well over $100 and have been popular since the '80s.

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