Authorities seize 100K counterfeit N95 masks

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Federal border authorities in Texas said they have seized more than 100,000 counterfeit surgical masks destined for hospital workers.
The tens of thousands of masks were seized at the Ysleta Cargo Facility in Texas. Photo courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The N95 surgical masks seized were purporting to have been manufactured by 3M. Photo courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Federal authorities said the masks had an estimated value of $600,480. Photo courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Dec. 10 (UPI) --

In a statement on Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the counterfeit 3M N95 masks were intercepted Dec. 3 at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Ysleta cargo facility in El Paso while en route to an unnamed East Coast…
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