- The US Customs and Border Protection company introduced on Friday that it has seized an enormous cargo of counterfeit Apple AirPods at JFK International Airport, apparently en route from Hong Kong to Nevada.
- The company tweeted out some photos from the seizure on Sunday. The tweet learn, partly, “That’s not an (apple emoji).”
- The drawback: Twitter customers seen within the photos, which you’ll be able to see under, that the bins seem to include professional OnePlus earbuds. A CBP press launch asserting the bust made no point out of OnePlus, which confused individuals even additional.
Federal brokers made an enormous bust of counterfeit Apple AirPods again on August 31, a seizure they had been apparently fairly happy with as a result of the company concerned (US Customers and Border Protection) additionally tweeted out information of the bust on Sunday. In all, CBP officers claimed to have seized 2,000 counterfeit AirPods at an air cargo facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The AirPods had been apparently on their technique to Nevada from Hong Kong, and the feds recommended that if the earbuds would have been real, they might have had a producer’s recommended retail worth that made the entire stash price $398,000. The solely drawback — the devices do seem to have been real, because the slew of feedback beneath the CBP’s tweet famous, given the fairly seen OnePlus emblem on the picture of the product field that the feds included of their tweet. Apparently, copying Apple’s designs actually does have some drawbacks.
Here’s a picture of the tweet, simply in case the error is realized and these do become precise, professional OnePlus Buds, as they appear to be within the photos:
And right here’s a choice of a number of the hilarious replies to that tweet from the CBP:
Swing and a miss lads eh?
— Toby Pinder (@tobypinder) September 14, 2020
Hey look !! I discovered some counterfeit MacBook Pro’s. https://t.co/StdaN2lETm pic.twitter.com/EK3mf2WW1T
— Ray [REDACTED] (@RayRedacted) September 14, 2020
It’s arduous to inform as a result of they used a PS2 digicam to take the pic, however these appear to be legit oneplus buds to me.
— (- ‘-‘ )- (@sapientspambot) September 14, 2020
The CBP issued a press launch on Friday asserting the seizure. It contains the next remark from Troy Miller, Director of CBP’s New York Field…