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Jamaica Police raid underground shoe factory

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Nine men are expected to be charged on Friday after being held during a police raid of an underground factory in which fake Clarks shoes were being made.

The police report that acting on information they went to a building located on East Queens Street in downtown Kingston where they uncovered the operation used to manufacture hundreds of pairs of fake Clarks shoes.

The men were slapped with several charges including breaches of the Trademark Copyright Act.

The raid was the latest to be carried out under operation ‘Swirl’ and ‘Push Back’, which targets perpetrators of intellectual property crimes which have been raking in millions into the coffers of organized criminal networks.

 

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Nine men are expected to be charged on Friday after being held during a police raid of an underground factory in which fake Clarks shoes were being made.

The police report that acting on information they went to a building located on East Queens Street in downtown Kingston where they uncovered the operation used to manufacture hundreds of pairs of fake Clarks shoes.

The men were slapped with several charges including breaches of the Trademark Copyright Act.

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The raid was the latest to be carried out under operation ‘Swirl’ and ‘Push Back’, which targets perpetrators of intellectual property crimes which have been raking in millions into the coffers of organized criminal networks.