A joint operation by the South African Police Service, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, Customs Officials and Brand holders raided buildings in Johannesburg Central Business District where they confiscated counterfeit goods to the estimated value of R24.5 million.

Police executed a search and seizure order from the court after information was received about the buildings that are storing counterfeit goods in Johannesburg.

Goods that have been seized consist of local and international brands of sneakers and clothes.