“Hey, bring the headphones back!”. U.S. Customs confused OnePlus Buds with fake Apple AirPods

“Hey, bring the headphones back!”. U.S. Customs confused OnePlus Buds with fake Apple AirPods

Recently, the United States Customs and Border Protection announced the seizure of about 2,000 fake Apple AirPods shipped to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City from Hong Kong, worth about $398,00.

It later became known that the customs officers had overstretched. In fact, it was not about fake Apple AirPods headphones, but about new OnePlus Buds, and the total cost of the batch is about $ 158,000. A photo of the product and the retail box provided by the U.S. Border Protection confirms that this is indeed a OnePlus Buds.

Troy Miller, U.S. Border Protection’s head of field operations, said, “The interception of these fake headphones is a direct reflection of our employees’ vigilance and commitment.

Clearly, the customs officers were criticized on Twitter for failing to distinguish the real OnePlus Buds from fake AirPods. And on the official OnePlus USA page, there was a short message about this: “Hey, bring the headphones back!

"Hey, bring the headphones back!". U.S. Customs confused OnePlus Buds with fake Apple AirPods


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