“The pictures depicted on this coin are offensive, insensitive and opposite to CBP’s core values. This isn’t an official CBP coin,” Miranda stated in a press release.
“The CBP Workplace of Skilled Accountability (OPR) is investigating whether or not or not it’s being bought by anybody at CBP and, in that case, will take applicable motion. The CBP Workplace of Chief Counsel (OCC) may even situation a stop and desist letter to any vendor manufacturing unauthorized problem cash utilizing any of CBP’s proprietary manufacturers,” he added.
The incident was shortly condemned by senior officers within the Biden administration.
CBP’s Workplace of Skilled Accountability has investigated the incident, though the outcomes of the investigation haven’t but been launched.
CBP Commissioner Chris Magnus stated Thursday that the cash upset him “as a result of the hateful imagery on them has no place in an expert regulation enforcement company.”
“Those that create or share these deeply objectionable cash are a distraction from the terribly troublesome and infrequently life-saving work that border guards do every single day throughout the nation,” he continued.
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