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RCMP Raid St. Vital Store of Counterfeit Merchandise

September 30, 2011 8:22 AM | News

RCMP seized several counterfeit items from a St. Anne's Road store valued at $155,000. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP have made a significant seizure of counterfeit items from a Winnipeg retailer.

On September 23, a search warrant was executed on a store in the 300 block of St. Anne’s Road as part of an ongoing investigation.

Police seized approximately $155,000.00 worth of counterfeit items, including designer jewelry, clothing and accessories. Brands of merchandise included Tiffany & Co., Bvlgari, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Juicy Couture, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, Chanel, Coach, D&G, Prada, and Louis Vuitton.

Charges are being considered under the Copyright and Trademark Acts.

Earlier this month, RCMP raided a store inside Portage Place mall and seized $500,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise.


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