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Driver is arrested in Ceará carrying 3 thousand pairs of counterfeit shoes in a truck

Inside the truck, were found replicas of trainers and sandals of internationally known brands, all with signs of forgery.

A man was arrested on the morning of Wednesday (26) carrying 3 thousand pairs of counterfeit shoes inside a truck in a section of BR-116 in Ipaumirim city, interior of Ceará state.

According to the Federal Highway Police (PRF), the driver of the vehicle had evaded a checkpoint of the Finance Department of Paraíba (Sefaz / PB) and was approached by federal highway patrol officers at km 427 of the highway.

The driver of the vehicle said that the shoes would be distributed in cities in the interior of Bahia, Pernambuco, Ceará and Rio Grande do Norte, and the city of Mossoró, the final destination.

Given the irregularity, driver, vehicle and goods were forwarded to the Civil Police Station of Ipaumirim for the appropriate procedural procedures.


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