U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport have seized a shipment containing 445 counterfeit “Beats by Dr. Dre” headphones and 28 all-terrain vehicles that violated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
The total value of the seized merchandise was $171,499.
The shipment was targeted for examination by Customs’ Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center in Washington, D.C. Working together at the center, Customs and Consumer Product Safety Commission personnel identified the shipment as a high import safety risk. Examination of the cargo revealed the counterfeit products. The “Beats by Dr. Dre” headphones and ATVs were not certified to meet EPA emissions standards.