The jewelry was found in three shipments.
The bracelets "lacked fine details, were constructed from cheap material, and contained fake inlayed diamonds," CBP stated.
Had the items been genuine, the total manufacturer’s suggested retail price would have been over $10M.
Two people have been charged in the case.
It arrived in 4 large shipments.
Officers found 1,830 scarves, bracelets, rings and earrings.
The shipments originated from Hong Kong.
Nearly 250 pieces were found.
They came from a plastic goods company in Hong Kong, authorities said.
The counterfeit goods bore names such as Tiffany, Bulgari and Rolex.
$15M in counterfeit merchandise was seized.
'Seizures, like these, will ensure inferior, often dangerous goods do not fall into the hands of everyday Americans,' said the port director.
Authorities found more than 3,200 bracelets.
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