Man arrested for selling $53,000 worth of fake luxury watches online

Man arrested for selling $53,000 worth of fake luxury watches online
PHOTO: Singapore Police Force

The police a cracking down on those who sell counterfeit products on the Internet. 

A 34-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (Aug 16) for allegedly selling fake luxury watches online after a raid was conducted at Beach Road. 

Just over 1,100 pieces of counterfeit watches and accessories including straps and buckles with an estimated street value of about $53,000 were seized. 

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect had used e-commerc eit goods from foreign sources, before reselling themlocally via a social platform.

Investigations against the man are ongoing.

Anyone found guilty of selling or distributing goods with trademark infringements may be fined up to $100,000, be imprisoned up to five years or both. 

maryanns@sph.com.sg

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