Search

27/10/2021

€120,000 worth of counterfeit goods seized in Limerick

Michael Kors handbags and Nike trainers among counterfeit goods seized in two operations

€120,000 worth of counterfeit goods seized in Limerick

A significant number of counterfeit Ugg boots have been seized in Limerick

OVER €120,000 worth of counterfeit goods have been seized in two operations in Limerick.

Almost 650 pairs of counterfeit shoes as well as handbags, perfume and aftershave has been seized by gardaí in Limerick.

Among the items seized included Michael Kors handbags, a “significant number” of Ugg boots, Nike trainers, Adidas trainers, and a “minimal amount” of perfume and aftershave, gardai have told the Limerick Leader.

The €100,000 worth of goods were seized at a premises in the Janesboro by gardaí in Roxboro, with officers from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Dublin, as well as the Customs bureau.

A further €20,000 worth of goods were also seized in the Corbally area.

Gardaí also found printing equipment, labels and machinery including irons to print labels on to various items. 

A man, described as a legitimate businessman with permits to trade at markets has been questioned, but was released without charge and an investigation is ongoing.

A woman, also a trader in the Limerick, has also been questioned. 

To continue reading this archived article for FREE,
please just kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.