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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

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea

  South Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday. The KOTI was seized at Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port, the official told Reuters, without elaborating, due to the sensitivity of the issue. The port is on the west coast south of Incheon.The ship can carry 5,100 tonnes of oil and has a crew mostly from China and Myanmar, Yonhap News Agency reported, adding that South Korea's intelligence and customs officials are conducting a joint probe into the vessel.

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 December 2017.

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

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.

JFK Airport: Water leak floods baggage claim, forces evacuation .
A water leak flooded a baggage claim area at JFK International Airport in New York on Sunday afternoon, soaking stranded travelers' suitcases and forcing a partial evacuation of Terminal 4. The flooding caused flight delays, according to a tweet from the airport. JFK advised passengers to check with their airline prior to arriving at the airport. Part of Terminal 4 was evacuated after the flooding started about 1:30 p.m. ET. The New York City Fire Department responded, but no cause of the leak has been provided yet. Terminal 4 is "the major gateway for international arrivals at JFK airport.

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