Assistant Superintendent Victor Barrett
For the second time in less than two weeks there has been a massive seizure of counterfeit goods at a business establishment in downtown Kingston.
The goods, which are valued at more than $100 million, were seized on Monday morning during an operation along Barry Street.
Victor Barrett, Assistant Superintendent at the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC) said the police raided two establishments after getting intelligence that counterfeit goods were at these locations.
He said a wide assortment of brands, such as Nike, Puma, Converse and Gucci, were seized during the raid.
Two Chinese nationals were taken into custody.
On April 3, C-TOC detectives found $500 million worth of counterfeit clothing and shoes at two establishments on Princess Street.
Six Chinese nationals were arrested.
Two were charged with breaches of the Trademark Act.