Counterfeit factory shut

2016-10-26 06:00
Some of the seized items. Photo: supplied

Some of the seized items. Photo: supplied

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A JOINT operation with the Hawks Counterfeit Team, ORS Durban Harbour Anti-smuggling unit and Border Security Crime Intelligence resulted in the closure of a factory that was manufacturing fake products in Mobeni last week.

The team discovered the factory, which manufactured fake Nike and Guess products.

Members confiscated the counterfeit goods and all manufacturing equipment.

The Nike brand protection manager was at the scene to identify their brand. The value of the seized items is approximately R5 million.

The owner of the company will be summoned to appear in the Durban Specialised commercial Court to face the charges of Contravention of the Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997.

- Supplied.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.