4 nabbed for selling fake luxury and sports goods

4 nabbed for selling fake luxury and sports goods
PHOTO: Singapore Police Force

Police have arrested two men and two women, aged between 28 and 49, for selling counterfeit luxury and sports items.

The four suspects were nabbed in a six-hour operation conducted on Wed (Aug 23), said a police statement.

Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) conducted simultaneous raids at three retail outlets in a shopping mall along Orchard Road and a residential unit at Bukit Timah, resulting in the arrests.

AsiaOne understands that the mall in question is Lucky Plaza.

During the operation, more than 1,700 pieces of trademark-infringing shoes, clothes, bags, wallets, watches, belts and other accessories were seized.

A cap seized in the raidPhoto: Singapore Police Force

The goods, which bore the trademarks of various designer and sports brands, have an estimated street value of about $51,000, according to the statement.

Counterfeit goods seizedPhoto: Singapore Police Force

Investigations against the suspects are ongoing.

Those found guilty of selling or distributing goods with falsely applied trademark may be fined up to a maximum of $100,000, or be jalied up to five years, or both.

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