Los Angeles-based businessman Sunil Jiwat Mirwani has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for evading customs duties on more than $30 million in Chinese-made apparel...
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01 Aug 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and China’s General Administration of Customs have jointly seized more than 243,000 counterfeit consumer electronics products...
25 Jul 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Maritime Commission allowing CBP to share its Automated Commercial Environment data with the ocean transportation agency.
18 Jul 2013
A Missouri company has pled guilty in federal court to importing thousands of lamps from China bearing counterfeit certification labels.
15 Jul 2013
The next secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security will likely focus on immigration issues to the detriment of Customs and Border Protection’s push to move goods and materials faster and more efficiently through ports of entry, international trade attorney Susan Kohn Ross said on Monday.
09 Jul 2013
Gerardo Chavez, 42, the former president of the San Diego Customs Broker Association, has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar commercial fraud scheme to evade paying duties on goods imported into the U.S.
18 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun the first phase of a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot at the Pacific Highway crossing in Blaine, Wash., adjacent to Surrey, British Columbia.
14 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Brownsville, Texas, port of entry have intercepted a shipment of solid wood packaging materials from Russia that was contaminated with...
10 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will enter into the liquidated damages phase of the Importer Security Filing enforcement process, starting July 9.
04 Jun 2013
Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Senate Finance Mommittee chairman and ranking member, respectively, have introduced a bill to strengthen trade facilitation and enforcement efforts of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
03 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has opened its final three Centers of Excellence and Expertise in Miami, San Francisco and Atlanta.
03 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has published a notice in the Federal Register stating that any domestic producer who is entitled to file a claim under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000...