INTERPOL-led operation in Americas nets fakes worth 200 million dollars(Video)

Posted on February 1, 2011 • Filed under: Business, Crime, Latin America News, Police/Military Activity, South America

Fake goods worth more than USD 200 million have been seized and nearly 1,000 people arrested in a series of operations co-ordinated by INTERPOL across South America targeting organized criminal counterfeiting networks.
Carried out under the auspices of Operation Jupiter in partnership with the World Customs Organization (WCO), the year-long operation throughout 2010 led to a series of interventions across 13 countries in the region and the seizure of nearly eight million counterfeit products including construction materials, sports clothes and shoes, sunglasses, mobile phones, books, car parts, computer software and alcohol. Read Article

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