Guam Customs seizes 23,600 counterfeit articles

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Some of the counterfeit articles confiscated by Guam Customs. (CQA photo)

In recent months, the Customs and Quarantine Agency (CQA) has seized 23,600 counterfeit articles to include purses, pouches, wallets, and face masks with the majority of the seized items being face masks.

Ike Q. Peredo, Director of the CQA states, “The Customs and Quarantine Agency will continue to seize items that infringe upon registered intellectual property rights to protect residents from counterfeit or dangerous products and safeguard our tourism industry and market.”

Currently, the agency has 19 pending IPR cases awaiting the Office of the Attorney General of Guam’s disposition.

(CQA Release)

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