Friday, July 06, 2007

CBP News of the Weird

It's been a while since I covered oddball Customs & Border Protection news. Here is a roundup:

Another arrest for smuggling exotic birds.

Here is a happy wine importer who discovered that you can import more than your person exemption so long as you pay the duty. It's been a while since I have seen an importer thrilled with a 3% rate of duty.

Brokers caught (and arrested) assisting counterfeit imports.

Smugglers give new meaning to the phrase "a brick of pot."

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