US customs recently seized a shipment of headphones from Hong Kong, they posted the seizure on their website saying that they had seized $400,000 worth of fake Apple AirPods.
It turns out that they were not fake Apple AirPods but actually OnePlus Buds which are a genuine product that was mistaken for a fake product.
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CBP officers at JFK Airport recently seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods from Hong Kong, valued at $398K had they been genuine.
— CBP (@CBP) September 14, 2020
To be fair to the customs officers, many of theirs wireless headphones do look very similar to it would be easy for them to mistake them for a fake product, although the shipment was clearly marked as a OnePlus product not an Apple product.