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C-TOC targets counterfeit DVD sales

More arrests have been made as the police intensify their clampdown on the sale of counterfeit goods.
 
The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC) yesterday charged four men with breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts. 
 
A statement last night from C-TOC said between last Saturday and yesterday, a team of investigators carried out special operations in St. Ann's Bay where two men were allegedly found selling fake Campari liquor to wholesalers. 
 
Nineteen cases of the counterfeit products were reportedly seized.
 
Forty-four-year-old Walton Wray of  Lendene Drive, Kingston 20 and 32-year-old Duane Fuller of  Elm Crescent, Kingston 10 were subsequently arrested and charged. They are scheduled to appear before the St. Ann Parish Court on July 5.
 
The other two men were arrested in downtown Kingston. They are 39-year-old Anash Davis, a vendor of  Luke Lane in Kingston and 52-year-old vendor Linford Path of a Kingston 4 address.
 
During a four hour operation, which ended yesterday afternoon, investigators seized four thousand counterfeit DVD's valued at one million dollars were seized.  
 
Davis and Path, who are charged with breaches of the Copyright Act, are scheduled to appear before the St. Andrew Parish Court on June 14.

 



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