Odd newstory via The Detroit News:
... Inspectors with U.S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a pair of Canadian citizens at the Ambassador Bridge looking to cross into Detroit on March 28, 2011. The pair claimed to be on their way to a tradeshow in Illinois where they planned to exhibit the 1,100 fossils they had packed in boxes in their vehicle.
Border officials dug a little deeper and discovered the fossils were actually going to be sold in the U.S. — something the Canadians had not disclosed. The failure to declare goods for sale resulted in federal officials seizing the fossils.
"This interception is an excellent example of CBP's commitment to our ports of entry to the surrounding community," said Roderick Blanchard, Detroit Port director, in a statement released Friday. "CBP not only stopped the illegal entry, but was able to contribute to the University of Michigan."...