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synthetic opioid seizures

The Inspection Service is committed to using the most advanced technology to stop fentanyl traffickers. Postal Inspectors use data, forensics and citizens’ tips to protect Americans and apprehend opioid dealers who send illegal drugs through the mail. In fiscal years 2017-2021, the USPIS had 2,113 synthetic opioid seizures, totaling 2,039 pounds.

* | Tags: Inspection service USPS Fact #682 | March 7, 2022

In 2021 alone, 790 synthetic opioid seizures resulted in 985 pounds of drugs off the street.