Airport security at O'Hare Airport in Illinois made a huge bust of $686,000 worth of illegal goods.

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Illinois Customs Agents Make Huge Bust At O'Hare Airport

Security from customs at O'Hare Airport made a huge bust. Agents got suspicious about a shipment coming from Thailand and heading to Alabama. Illinois is where the products would be brought into the United States. While going through the boxes, that's when officers discovered counterfeit products worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

According to,

Customs agents at O'Hare Airport on Sunday seized two large shipments of counterfeit jewelry and apparel that would have been worth over hundreds of thousands of dollars had it been genuine.


Customs officers confiscated the counterfeit merchandise after noticing several irregularities while each of the parcels was being x-rayed, the statement said.

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Details For Illinois Counterfeit Shipment Bust

Some of the fake products confiscated in the bust include...

  • Jewelry
  • Apparel
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Hermes
  • Chanel
  • Gucci
  • Rolex
  • Watches
  • Headbands
  • Hats
  • Wallets
  • Jewelry boxes
  • Earrings
  • Necklaces
  • Hairbands
  • Fake trademark logos from luxury brands like Christian Dior
  • Tiffany
  • Cartier
  • Prada
  • And more

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