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NEWS: Millions of counterfeit smokes seized at LA port

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Jan 13, 2011 9:07:09 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Customs officials say they have seized more than 22,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes valued at more than $1 million at a Southern California port.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release Wednesday that import specialists and officers at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex intercepted the shipment from China and seized more than 4.4 million cigarettes with false Marlboro trademarks.

For full article, visit Bloomberg.com.

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