Customs officials at the the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex have seized 14,904 toasters from China bearing counterfeit safety markings, authorities announced Thursday.
Life-sized Santa Claus, snowman, and polar bear lights were among the counterfeit merchandise originating from China.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been charged with rape and other sex counts for an alleged off-duty attack.
Authorities arrested a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Garden Grove last November.
A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorney has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for taking bribes and filing false papers for immigrants seeking to remain legally in the United States.
Customs inspectors seized about 5,400 counterfeit M.A.C. makeup brushes arriving in Los Angeles from China.
Valentine’s Day flowers are getting close scrutiny at Los Angeles International Airport.
Customs officials say they have seized more than 22,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes valued at more than $1 million at a Southern California port.
Customs officials say they still have no clue what two men were planning to do with over 50 live turtles and tortoises when they were caught last week at LAX.