As a result of multiple years ongoing close cooperation between REACT Polish Partners and Corruption and Economic Crime police division in Kolobrzeg, REACT Partners assisted local authorities in preparatory proceedings and counterfeit products identification during raid action.
During the inspection, the police revealed two selling points, where total amount of 4 107 pieces of counterfeit apparel bearing trademarks of well-known brands were seized. Estimated value of counterfeited items was close to 2 000 000 PLN ~ 454 190 EUR.
The goods have been secured and charges against infringers will shortly be placed. It is notable that in accordance to local regulations, placing on the market items with registered and counterfeit trademarks is punishable by up to 2 years of imprisonment.