The Anti-Counterfeiting Network


A total of 10 people have been arrested in “Operation FrontCopy”

Last July a raid action was carried out in La Junquera in which both, National and International units intervened. The operation, which began in 2020 and is known as "Operation FrontCopy", has continued and this second operation has been carried out in the vicinity of the border town of La Junquera located between Spain and France.

More than 200 agents from the Judicial Police Unit of the Guardia Civil Command in Girona participated in this operation, with the support of international bodies such as EUROPOL, the French National Gendarmerie, the Tax Action Unit of the Portuguese Republican National Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. For this intervention, the authorities requested the presence of React as experts for some of the main companies concerned.

This raid has been one of the largest nationwide in the recent years. It has focused on warehouses, as it was known that this gang was hiding material in private homes and then selling it in legal businesses open to the public.

 A total of 10 people have been arrested and another 7 have been released under investigation.