Tech company accused of selling surveillance, security equipment made in China

Aventura Technologies reportedly sold the items to the U.S. military and allegedly labeled them as "made in America" when they were actually made in China.
1:37 | 11/08/19

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Transcript for Tech company accused of selling surveillance, security equipment made in China
And next tonight, to the U.S. Military, and a major bust at a technology company accused of selling surveillance and security equipment made in China to the U.S. Military. But instead, they had labeled it made in the usa. Here's ABC's chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas tonight. Reporter: Aventura technologies promoted itself as the all-American security firm. Many of its products sold to the military, labeled made in America. But tonight, the FBI raiding its corporate headquarters amid allegations that the company put national security at risk and that its products were actually made in China. The owners and operators of aventura grew rich, trading our national security for personal profit. Reporter: Aventura sold surveillance systems including cameras, x-ray scanners and security software. To military ins stay Lakes, even aircraft carriers. But pros tutors say the products made the military vulnerable to Chinese hackers. Foreign adversaries and other actors could potentially access some of our government's most sensitive facilities. Reporter: According to investigators, the scheme included placing false "Made in America" labels on goods, sometimes before shipping, and sometimes after they arrived from China. In reality, the only thing made in the United States were the lies aventura sold to its victims. Pierre Thomas is live for us. And you've learned some of this surveillance equipment made in China could be on U.S. Military installations? Reporter: That's right, David. Authorities say they're in the process of trying to find and remove all the surveillance equipment that's vulnerable to hacking. David? Pierre, thank you.

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