U.S. Customs Seized Counterfeit Juul Pods Headed To Newark


PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia seized an international parcel that contained more than 1,152 counterfeit Juul pods, three chargers and a Juul device in Philadelphia Monday.

CBP officers inspected the parcel April 1. The parcel, which arrived from China, was manifested as “plastic pipe sample.’ The parcel instead contained 36 cartons of Juul pods that was destined to an address in Newark, Delaware. Each carton contains 8 packs of four pods each. The parcel also contained one Juul device and three Juul USB chargers. Officers suspected the products to be counterfeit and detained the parcel.

Working with CBP’s Consumer Products and Mass Merchandising Centers for Excellence and Expertise, the agency’s trade experts, officers verified the merchandise as counterfeits through the trademark holders.

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