Il $ 56,000 spedizione arrivata dalla Cina in ottobre 2 manifestato come “gravity pipes,” the CBP said in a release Wednesday.
CBP import specialists “confirmed that the glass bongs violated U.S. laws on the importation of drug paraphernalia,” ha detto il comunicato.
The bongs were headed to an address in Los Angeles County, California.
CBP officers screen international passengers and cargo for “illicit narcotics, unreported currency, Armi, counterfeit consumer goods, prohibited agriculture, and other illicit products that could potentially harm the American public, NOI. imprese, and our nation’s safety and vitality,” ha detto il comunicato.
Lo scorso mese, CBP officers in Pharr
, Texas, seized more than $ 960,000 valore di cocaina weighing almost
125 pounds that was hidden in a tractor-trailer coming from Mexico
, secondo CBP.
In last week’s release, the CBP seized $ 23,000 in currency from a couple on a flight bound for Ghana. The couple reported having just $ 10,500.
“While inspecting the couple’s carry-on bag, officers discovered an envelope concealed behind the carry-on bag’s zippered liner. Officers verified the couple’s combined currency at $ 23,641. Officers seized the currency for violating U.S. currency reporting laws and then released the couple with $ 641 as humanitarian relief,” ha detto il comunicato.
Federal law requires travelers to report all currency of $ 10,000 o più, secondo CBP.