The seized items from Bagong Milenyo Pasay City were worth P7,429,638,000
They included fake Louis Vuitton scarves, Crocs sandals, and Nike shoes
The counterfeit items were destroyed by crushing
The Bureau of Customs Port of Manila (BOC-POM) condemned P7.4 billion worth of seized goods in Valenzuela City on September 20.
The seized items were from Bagong Milenyo Pasay City and composed of various fake items such as Louis Vuitton scarves, Crocs sandals, and Nike shoes. They were destroyed via crushing; chemicals such as fake shampoos and lotions were treated to ensure no harm to the environment.
The activity was witnessed by officials from the POM District Collector’s Office, Auction and Cargo Disposal Division, POM Law Division and members of the Port Enforcement and Security Service Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service along with representatives from the brand owners and Intellectual Property Rights Division.