The FBI seized a bunch of fake Milwaukee Bucks championship rings…Who said that if these fake bling things passed them, American residents might lose a lot of money.
According to the US Customs and Border Protection, in the past few months, officials in Cincinnati have intercepted 56 shipments, including 1,382 fake sports championship rings and trophies.
The FBI stated that in addition to the fraudulent souvenirs of the Bucks, there are also Dodgers, Red Sox, and college rings. Pictures of Kentucky and NASCAR.
The authorities said that these goods also include fake Lombard trophies and so on… and added that if it were real transaction materials, the value would be around US$1 million.
“Profit from the sale of counterfeit goods such as championship rings, which are used to harm the U.S. economy and fund criminal enterprises,” the director of the Port of Cincinnati Richard Gillespie Said in a statement on Tuesday.
“I am proud of the officials in Cincinnati, who work hard to protect our domestic operations and prevent illegal transportation.”
Of course, this is far from the first time the federal government has prevented counterfeit sporting goods from sneaking into the United States… It happens every year, including in 2019, when the authorities said they almost seized them. Worth 12 million U.S. dollars Fake.