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Container filled with fake Legos and other goods seized

Published on May 29, 2014 12:24 PM

SINGAPORE - They were seemingly innocuous toys - water bottles, bags and accessories featuring popular superhero and comic characters such as Batman, Captain America, Spider-Man, Superman, Transformers, Barney, Care Bears and Hello Kitty.

The problem was they were all fake.

In a release on Thursday, Singapore Customs said the boxes of trademark infringing goods were found when they intercepted a 40-foot (12m) container that arrived here from Shenzhen, China, on May 20.

The goods belonged to an importer who had planned to distribute them to shops around Singapore, said Customs.

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