Truck loaded with 2,000 counterfeit sneakers is seized in Caruaru

In addition to counterfeit shoes, 72 bags and 110 pairs of unbranded shoes were found.

A truck loaded with 2,136 pairs of sneakers and sandals with evidence of counterfeiting was seized this Monday (20), by the Highway Federal Police (PRF), on BR-104, in Caruaru, in the Agreste of Pernambuco. The vehicle had left Minas Gerais to deliver to companies in Pernambuco.

According to the PRF, police officers were making a round at kilometer 53 of the highway, when they saw a truck parked and the driver using the cell phone. After checking the body of the vehicle, hundreds of boxes with shoes of various imported brands were found.

The vehicle was driven to the PRF post in Juriti and in addition to the counterfeit shoes, 72 bags and 110 pairs of unmarked shoes were found. According to the PRF, the driver informed that he worked in a mining company and made deliveries in the states of Pernambuco, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Alagoas, Sergipe and Ceará. The man was taken with the goods to the Civil Police Station of Caruaru, which will investigate the case.