4 people arrested for selling fake luxury goods worth $77,000 at Far East Plaza

Items seized by the police include footwear, apparels, bags, caps and accessories, with an estimated street value of about $77,000.
Items seized by the police include footwear, apparels, bags, caps and accessories, with an estimated street value of about $77,000.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - Four people were arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit luxury goods, worth about $77,000, at Far East Plaza on Sunday (May 27).

The suspects were three women and a man, aged between 25 and 48, police said in a statement on Tuesday.

Criminal Investigation Department officers on Sunday conducted simultaneous raids at four retail outlets in a Scotts Road shopping mall.

The officers seized more than 600 items, which had infringed trademark. These included footwear, clothes, bags, caps and accessories, with an estimated street value of about $77,000, police said.

The items were seized and police investigations are ongoing.

In the statement, the police said they take a serious view of intellectual property right infringements.

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