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More fake goods worth millions seized in downtown Kingston

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.
 


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