Six arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit computer parts worth $2.6m

About 25,200 trademark-infringing computer parts were seized.
About 25,200 trademark-infringing computer parts were seized.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
About 25,200 trademark-infringing computer parts were seized.
About 25,200 trademark-infringing computer parts were seized.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - Six people were arrested on Tuesday for their suspected involvement in the sales of counterfeit computer parts and mobile phone accessories worth an estimated $2.6 million.

The four men and two women, aged between 19 and 33, were arrested after police officers conducted simultaneous raids at Sim Lim Square and Jurong East.

About 25,200 trademark-infringing computer parts were seized, such as laptop power adaptors, batteries, hard drives, DVD-ROMs, LCD screens and computer software.

Officers also took mobile phone accessories such as phone casings and power banks.

Anyone found guilty of selling or distributing infringing goods with falsely applied trademark may be fined up to $100,000, or jailed for up to five years, or both.