Deic Seizes Over 7.4 Tons of Counterfeit Goods

Police officers from the State Department of Criminal Investigations (Deic) seized about 7.4 tonnes of counterfeit goods on Friday (16). The action was taken during an operation against the sale of counterfeit items on Avenida Paulista, in the central region of the capital.

The agents of the 1st General Investigations Office (DIG) went to three popular shopping centers and carried out 15 search and seizure warrants in the investigated establishments. During the activities, seven other locations were fined for selling the products.

The operation resulted in the seizure of about 7.4 tonnes of counterfeit watches, bags, cell phone accessories, clothing and sneakers. Altogether 17 people are investigated for crimes against Industrial Property.

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