P10-B Worth of Fake Products Confiscated by Customs Personnel in Binondo
The personnel of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) confiscated P10 billion worth of fake products in Binondo, Manila.
Customs agents raided a storage facility and discovered approximately PHP10 in counterfeit branded merchandise. During a raid, the BOC raiding team seized billions of dollars in counterfeit signature bags, shoes, and other merchandise.
Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service-Manila International Container Port (CIIS-MICP) personnel carried out the operation after verifying a received intelligence report about hidden counterfeit products in the vicinity, based on the report.
According to BOC Commissioner Bienvenido Rubio, the team discovered imported assorted clothing apparel, shoes, general merchandise, kitchenware, electronics, and beauty products during their inspection of the warehouse. “These counterfeit items violate trademarks such as Nike, Coach, Adidas, Guess, Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Gucci, among others,” the official stated.
The crew then padlocked and sealed the warehouse temporarily, and BOC officials employed all available resources and equipment to resist this attempt to enter such a large volume of counterfeit commodities situs slot gacor into the market.
“Our BOC officials used all available resources and tools to thwart this attempt to enter such a huge amount of counterfeit items into our market. Imagine what this could do to our local producers and the foreign brands that invest in us,” Customs Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence Juvymax Uy said.
A Customs examiner will undertake an inventory of the commodities, which will be observed by CIIS and Enforcement and Security Service personnel. The proprietors of the products would be required to provide importation documentation or proof of payment, according to the BOC.
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