It ain’t pretty: Customs seizes P3B worth of smuggled beauty products
The illicit stash was an ugly sight for authorities.
The Bureau of Customs raided a warehouse full of fake cosmetic products and perfumes in Tondo, Manila. The seizure resulted in P3 billion worth of smuggled products, which were discovered via an investigation and surveillance done by Customs agents weeks prior to the operation.
The counterfeit beauty products reportedly came from China, although the owners of the warehouse were not arrested as they were not inn the premises when the Customs officials barged in.