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Customs officials said this fake Nike shoe was one of thousands seized at the Port of Oakland.(Contributed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
OAKLAND _ Customs officials have seized another bogus shipment at the Port of Oakland, this time 8,000 pairs of counterfeit Nike tennis shoes, worth over $1 million if they were sold as the real thing.

The latest bust happened May 27; earlier in the month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers using sophisticated X-ray equipment uncovered a $22 million shipment of fake goods from China.

The shoes were listed as: "polyresin figures," said customs director of field operations Richard Vigna.

The X-ray equipment was installed at the port after the 9-11 terrorist attack and is used to screen shipments coming into the port.




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