Police operation seizes 12,700 counterfeit products in Brás

In the midst of Christmas gift shopping, the State Department of Criminal Investigation (DEIC) yesterday seized 12,700 counterfeit products from stores on Rua da Juta in downtown Brás - considered one of the most popular place for shopping during the end of the year. Seven people were taken to the police station for clarification.

The Legal Commerce operation focused on footwear, clothing and eyewear stores and was carried out in partnership with São Paulo City Hall, Federal Revenue, Municipal Civil Guard, agents of the Mooca subprefecture and representatives of the brands.

Only this year, these operations have already resulted in the seizure of over 3,000 tons of pirated or smugglued materials.

Source: https://www.metrojornal.com.br/foco/2019/12/12/pirataria-operacao-apreende-127-mil-produtos.html