A massive shipment of 14,806 pairs of counterfeit special-edition Nike Air Jordans and Air Max 97s were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security at Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport.

The announcement was made on Wednesday (October 9), where officials revealed that the shipment came from China as was worth over $2.2 million if they were real. The shoes were in bins marked "napkins" when they were discovered. 

Carlos C. Martel, Customs and Border Protection's director of field operations in Los Angeles addressed the situation, stating, "Intellectual property theft is a crime that leads to lost revenue for American industry, a loss of American jobs, and often poses a threat to public health and safety." 

Source: ABC7