Tag: counterfeit goods

Police seize R2.5 million worth of fake merchandise

Police seize R2.5 million worth of fake merchandise

The South African Police Service’s Integrated Operation on Counterfeit and Contraband Goods in Gauteng has struck again today, this time seizing more than R2,5 million worth of fake merchandise in Johannesburg. The branded illicit /counterfeit clothing items were seized in the Johannesburg central business district, Mayfair and the Dubai Mall. […]

Three suspects arrested and counterfeit goods worth R1 million seized at Delmas

Three suspects arrested and counterfeit goods worth R1 million seized at Delmas

Three suspects aged between 22 and 41, including a woman from Mozambique were arrested yesterday, 28 August 2023 in Delmas on allegations of dealing in counterfeit goods. According to information, Detectives from Delmas were travelling on the R555 Road towards Delmas when they noticed a blue Toyota Condor with KwaZulu-Natal […]

Counterfeit goods worth about R1.5 Million seized at Lebombo Port of Entry

Counterfeit goods worth about R1.5 Million seized at Lebombo Port of Entry

The partnership between members of the South African Police Service Border Policing and South African Revenue Services (SARS) led to the recovery of counterfeit goods worth more than R1.5 Million at Lebombo Port of Entry this morning at about 07:00. It is alleged that the Mozambican articulated Freightliner truck valued […]

R400 million worth of counterfeit goods seized at Durban harbour

R400 million worth of counterfeit goods seized at Durban harbour

Vigilant police officers have positively identified a vessel and stopped a container that was carrying counterfeit goods at the Durban Harbour in the early hours of today. Officers were performing their routine risk profiling when they identified a cold storage container whose details looked suspicious. The container was correctly searched […]

Counterfeit goods seized at  at Truck Zone Alrode factory

Counterfeit goods seized at at Truck Zone Alrode factory

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime investigation resulted in a search and seizure operation targeting counterfeit goods at Truck Zone in Alrode near Alberton on Wednesday, 22 November 2022. The said premises along Weyer road have been on the Hawks radar for some time after they were put under surveillance. The […]

Hawks swoop on Musina counterfeit goods dealers

Hawks swoop on Musina counterfeit goods dealers

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation members have arrested four (4) counterfeit goods dealers in Musina on Friday, 21 May 2021. The Hawks received a tipoff about four shops in Musina that were selling counterfeit goods. A multi-disciplinary operation between the Hawks, Polokwane Tactical Response Team, Musina Visible Police and […]