3M and U.S. marshals confiscate more than 1M counterfeit N95 masks

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The case in Kentucky is the latest in 3M's efforts to help eliminate counterfeit masks.
3M said Thursday that U.S. marshals have seized more than 1 million counterfeit versions of its N95 respirators from a warehouse in Lexington, Ky.

It's the latest of a long line of fake N95 confiscations since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020.

The U.S. District Court in eastern Kentuckygranted3Ma temporary restraining order, stopping Old World Timber from selling counterfeit products. 3Msaid it then worked with the U.S. Marshals Service to seize more than 1…
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