Products carried several brands logos; truck driver was arrested.
A load of counterfeit footwear was seized on Monday (27) at BR-423, in Garanhuns. According to the Federal Highway Police (PRF), the goods were transported in a truck, hidden in the middle of iron plates. In total, 226 pairs were found.
The officials carried out an inspection at km 94 of the highway, when they approached a truck. "When checking the vehicle, hundreds of boxes with sneakers, shoes and sandals of imported brands were found", as informed by the PRF.
The 49-year-old driver said that the products had left the Southeast region. He was taken to the Civil Police Station of Garanhuns and is expected to answer for the crime of trademark registration, with a penalty of imprisonment of one to three months or a fine.