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Two held in Patong fake-goods bust

Oct 17. 2018
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By The Thaiger

Fake goods in Phuket are getting more difficult to find as the “intellectual property" crackdown continues. Officers raided another market in Patong and seized more than 4,000 counterfeit goods valued at around Bt1.3 million.

A team from the Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECD) joined the raid at the Patong OTOP Shopping Paradise market.

Officers arrested 51-year-old man Prasan Kaewprapa and allegedly seized 1,303 items of counterfeit clothing from his shop. Siripong Pattam was arrested with 1,997 items of clothing and officers said they also seized another 853 items of counterfeit clothing from nearby stores.

A total of 4,153 items were seized and the alleged offenders were taken to Patong police station to face legal action.


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