- Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — Twenty-eight counterfeit NBA championship rings have been seized by federal authorities at Los Angeles International Airport.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the rings were in a wooden box shipped from China, with a final destination in Arizona.
Investigators suspect the intent was to sell the phony rings as a collection.
No arrests were immediately announced.
Officials said that if the rings were real, the collection could be worth more than $550,000.