Police detain two Chinese nationals, millions of dollars in goods seized

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 17, CMC – Jamaica police have detained two Chinese nationals after seizing counterfeit goods estimated at more than J$100 million (One Jamaica dollar=US$0.008 cents) at a business establishment in the capital on Monday.

CountergoodsThe seizure is the second within a two week period involving Chinese nationals. On April 3, law enforcement officials seized J$500 million worth of counterfeit clothing and shoes at two establishments in the capital.

Six Chinese nationals were arrested and two have since been charged with breaches of the Trademark Act.

Assistant Superintendent at the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC), Victor Barrett, said in the latest incident, the police raided two establishments after getting intelligence that counterfeit goods were at these locations.

He said a wide assortment of brands, such as Nike, Puma, Converse and Gucci, were seized during the raid.

He said two Chinese nationals were assiting the police in their investigations.

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 17, CMC – Jamaica police have detained two Chinese nationals after seizing counterfeit goods estimated at more than J$100 million (One Jamaica dollar=US$0.008 cents) at a business establishment in the capital on Monday.

CountergoodsThe seizure is the second within a two week period involving Chinese nationals. On April 3, law enforcement officials seized J$500 million worth of counterfeit clothing and shoes at two establishments in the capital.

Six Chinese nationals were arrested and two have since been charged with breaches of the Trademark Act.

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Assistant Superintendent at the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC), Victor Barrett, said in the latest incident, the police raided two establishments after getting intelligence that counterfeit goods were at these locations.

He said a wide assortment of brands, such as Nike, Puma, Converse and Gucci, were seized during the raid.

He said two Chinese nationals were assiting the police in their investigations.