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Customs officers seized 1,000 fake COVID-19 tests from a man's suitcase, the agency announced May 21.

Customs officers seized 1,000 fake COVID-19 test kits they found stuffed in a suitcase

Officers also seized 1,000 masks, 2,740 mask filters, and 60 bottles of hand sanitizer. All of the products were non-FDA compliant.
The Customs and Border Protection agency said officers seized six bags of suspected counterfeit coronavirus tests.

Customs officers seized 6 bags full of fake coronavirus testing kits at LAX

The bags were filled with small vials labeled "Corona Virus 2019nconv (COVID-19)" and "Virus1 Test Kit."
Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday announced the discovery of the longest-ever drug-smuggling tunnel at the US-Mexico border, stretching more than 4,000 feet.

Border authorities say they discovered the longest-ever smuggling tunnel at the US-Mexico border, complete with an elevator, ventilation, and a draina...

The tunnel stretches 4,309 feet between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, US Customs and Border Protection said.
Hooded vultures wait for scraps of meat at Bissau's main slaughter house on November 26, 2019. - Tens of thousands of Hooded Vultures flock to the city of Bissau to in search of food left behind in heaps of garbage or around market areas.

Vultures are taking over a Customs and Border Protection radio tower and disrupting communications by dropping too many feces

A CBP spokesperson described the 'terrifying and dangerous' environment created by the vultures that drop prey and feces from as high as 300 feet.
The border crossing between Blaine, Washington, and White Rock, British Columbia, on November 8, 2001.

American border officials detained dozens of people with ties to Iran at the US-Canada border amid escalating tensions, civil-rights group says

CBP authorities denied reports but also said agents were "operating with an enhanced posture" because of the "current threat environment."
Border Patrol agents are seen during a tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporary holding facilities in El Paso

US border patrol denies Iranian-Americans were detained at the border amid ramped-up threats from Iran

A viral tweet and press release from a Muslim-rights group alleged more than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans who were detained and questioned.
US Border Patrol agents are seen during a tour of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporary holding facilities in El Paso.

An immigration officer processed deportations for 20 years. Now he fears his own, after his Mexican birth certificate was unearthed.

In a twist of fate, a 20-year veteran of Customs and Border Protection was presented with his own Mexican birth certificate and fears deportation.
US Customs and Border Protection agents participate in a training exercise at a vehicle entry point along the border with Mexico on November 5, 2018, in Hidalgo, Texas.

US Border Patrol is considering using body cameras with facial-recognition technology

US Customs and Border Protection has already tested body cameras, but they are not standard across the agency.
An US Border Patrol agent checks the area near the border fence in Columbus, New Mexico, on February 19, 2017, on the US/Mexico border.

A senior border patrol agent quietly retired after he was charged with sexually assaulting a junior agent

A senior Border Patrol agent retired after being arrested and indicted on sexual assault and kidnapping charges against a female colleague.

The number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it’s been since 2007, new federal data shows

New federal data shows about 851,000 migrants were arrested by border patrol along the US-Mexico border in fiscal 2019, the highest number since 2007.