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Country: United States of America
State: All States/Provinces

this regards to seized mechanical equipment imported from Singapore. it has been over three weeks yet customs did not issue a seizure notice and have not given any reason for the seizure. pl inform within what time frame customs must issue a seizure notice?. How can we make an appeal against customs decision.

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You should have rec'd a notice immediately; do you have a customs broker--that broker could check the status...
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