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BOC seizes counterfeit goods worth P7.43B

  • A warehouse inspection by Bureau of Customs officials yielded fake imported goods worth about P7.43 billion
  • The haul marks BOC’s biggest to date from a single operation
  • The goods were counterfeits of known brands, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, Zara, H&M, Calvin Klein and Lacoste
Various counterfeit goods worth a total of P7.43 billion were recently seized by Bureau of Customs operatives in Pasay City.

The haul marks BOC’s biggest to date from a single operation.

The Intellectual Property Rights Division-Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service under the Intelligence Group and Port of Manila District Office in coordination with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Coast Guard inspected the storage facilities on July 28, 2021 located in Bagong Milenyo.

The warehouse yielded various items bearing registered marks such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Vans, Fubu, Tribal, Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, Zara, H&M, Calvin Klein, Old Navy, Guess, Lee, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Havaianas, Freego, Wrangler, Burberry, Jordan, Gap, Bershka, Macbeth, Puma, Hollister, Reebok, Joe Malone and Bulgari.

The counterfeit items were seized for violation of Section 108 (f) of RA 10863 also known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act and RA 8293 otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines.

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