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14,000 Counterfeit Toasters From China Seized In Long Beach

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.

04/18/2013

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Counterfeit Santa, Snowman Lights Among Seized Shipment From China

Life-sized Santa Claus, snowman, and polar bear lights were among the counterfeit merchandise originating from China.

12/12/2011

Customs Agent Charged With Rape For Alleged Off-Duty Attack

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been charged with rape and other sex counts for an alleged off-duty attack.

04/04/2011

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Border Protection Agent Accused Of Sexual Assault

Authorities arrested a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Garden Grove last November.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011

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Former Government Lawyer Gets 17 Years In Immigration Case

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.

03/21/2011

(courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Thousands Of Fake MAC Brushes From China Seized At LAX

Customs inspectors seized about 5,400 counterfeit M.A.C. makeup brushes arriving in Los Angeles from China.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/22/2011

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Valentine’s Flowers To Be Thoroughly Examined At LAX

Valentine’s Day flowers are getting close scrutiny at Los Angeles International Airport.

02/10/2011

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Millions Of Counterfeit Cigarettes Seized At LA Port

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/12/2011

(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

DHS: Turtles Found In LAX Luggage On Endangered List

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.

01/12/2011

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