PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized a shipment of 1,600 counterfeit Roku remotes in Pittsburgh.
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Officials say the shipment of counterfeit remotes — worth $80,000 — arrived from China on April 13.READ MORE: Washington County Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boy And Promising Him Fortnite Currency To Keep Quiet
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“Customs and Border Protection officers remain committed to protecting the intellectual property rights of businesses while protecting consumers against potentially harmful counterfeit products,” said Kathleen Killian Schafer, CBP’s acting port director for the Port of Pittsburgh. “Consumers should be aware that counterfeit goods pose a health and safety threat and should protect their families by purchasing safe, authentic goods from reputable vendors.”