Counterfeit Clothing Seized from Grand Marais Retailer

RCMP seized in excess of 350 counterfeit clothing items from a retailer in Grand Marais. (RCMP HANDOUT)

More than 350 items of counterfeit and suspected counterfeit clothing have been seized from a retail clothing store in Grand Marais.

Manitoba RCMP executed a search warrant on the business on August 12, where they located a number of brand name items, including Ed Hardy, Billabong, Quiksilver and Abercrombie & Fitch.

The value on the items seized is estimated at more than $18,000.

Charges are being contemplated under the Copyright Act, Trademark Act and the Textiles Labeling Act, but haven’t yet been laid.

The investigation is ongoing.

Grand Marais is located about 90 minutes north of Winnipeg.

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