CBP, HSI Cautions on the Real Dangers of Counterfeit and Prohibited Goods Ahead of Holidays in Puerto Rico

Written by on November 22, 2023

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — On Nov. 21, in advance of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection cautioned the public about the real dangers of purchasing goods that may be counterfeit, restricted or prohibited.

The joint engagement with local media was designed to make the public aware of how these products are part of a larger transnational criminal enterprise.

“The dangers of buying counterfeit products aren’t always obvious. There are economic impacts, legal implications, and health and safety risks that are important for you to . . .

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