In response to an anonymous tip police found a large-scale operation that sold counterfeit designer clothing
Based on anonymous suggestions and anonymous information, police searched an enormous fake clothing store within Capelle in Aan den IJssel. Police raided the premises of a company located on the Rivium Promenade, and discovered "an enormous quantity" of counterfeit designer clothing, shoes, bags as well as belts that were worth around 500 thousand euros.
The tip for the police's anonymous number Meld Misdaad Anoniem was about someone trading in counterfeit clothes from a brand. This information led police to the multi-company building situated on the Rivium Promenade. Police discovered that the suspect utilized the building as a storage facility and store in order in order to execute his criminal crimes.
On Tuesdaymorning, the police went through the property and found stacks of bags as well as boxes containing fake designer clothing as well as shoes and other accessories. Investigators have estimated that the counterfeits are worth around 450,000 euros.
They also searched throughout the rest of the building, and found two additional rooms with counterfeit clothing and footwear that were worth another 50,000 Euros.
"The Intellectual Property Fraud Team continues to investigate the suspects, as well as the scope of the investigation. The police stated that they had not made any arrests.
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