A plan to sell counterfeit Patrick Mahomes Super Bowl rings has been thwarted … feds just announced they seized a bunch of fake K.C. Chiefs title bling in a huge bust in Louisville.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that officers intercepted a package that they say contained a small fortune-worth of fake Mahomes merch as well as other counterfeit sports memorabilia.
According to the CBP, the package — which came from China and was heading toward Florida — contained 30 fake Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl rings, 110 fake Atlanta Braves World Series rings, 10 fake Milwaukee Bucks NBA championship rings and 80 fake Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl rings.
In a photo of some of the seized “jewelry” … you can see Mahomes’ name was engraved on some of the merch, along with his number and the words “Chiefs Kingdom.”
The CBP said in total, the package was worth $345,000.
Of course, interceptions like these have become commonplace … in fact, back in January, feds say they seized 56 shipments of 1,382 fake sports championships and trophies, estimated to be worth around $1 million had they turned out to be legitimate.