Customs and Border Protection officials seized over $100,000 in Chinese-made counterfeit currency destined for the U.S.
On January 28th, officers at Chicago’s International Mail Facility (IMF) uncovered various shipments of counterfeit bills.”
“The first shipment contained 957 counterfeit $100 dollar bills and 44 counterfeit $50 dollar bills totaling $97,900. In the second shipment were 384 counterfeit $100 dollar bills,” the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) notes.
In total, “$136,300 of counterfeit currency was seized under Counterfeit U.S. Currency, Coins or Government Securities.”
The shipments were destined for Auburn Hills, Michigan and Independence, Missouri.