Over 100K counterfeit N-95 masks seized at JFK Airport

United States Customs and Border Protection officers say they intercepted two separate shipments from Hong Kong in December.

News 12 Staff

Jan 16, 2021, 3:34 PM

Updated 1,279 days ago

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Authorities seized more than 100,000 counterfeit N-95 masks at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
United States Customs and Border Protection officers say they intercepted two separate shipments from Hong Kong in December.
They say they worked with several specialists to determine that the shipments were fake.
Officials say they have seized more than 14 million counterfeit face masks across the nation since the start of the pandemic.


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