GNR Sintra seize €70,000 in counterfeit clothing

The Lisbon Territorial Command, through the Territorial Detachment of Sintra seized on, December 3, in Alcabideche, 984 articles of counterfeit clothing, with an estimated value of about 70 thousand euros.

As part of an inspection action on street vendors and fairgrounds at the Adroana – Alcabideche Fair, 984 counterfeit goods were seized and seven individuals between the ages of 18 and 40 were identified.

Among the seized material were various articles such as women’s bags, sweaters, pants and footwear, all of them bearing several trade marks. The merchandise seized will be subject to expert reports in order to ascertain the originality of the said articles.

During the operation, five infractions to the Outstanding Goods Regime were also identified, due to lack of registration to exercise the activity, with merchandise valued at around 5 thousand euros.

This operation involved a total of 40 military personnel and was supported by the Tax Action Detachment of Lisbon from the Fiscal Action Unit, the Detachment of Intervention of the Lisbon Territorial Command and the Cinotech Intervention Group of the Intervention Unit.


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