Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit clothing in Louth 2 years ago

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit clothing in Louth

Clothing made by brands such as adidas, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren were amongst the items seized.

Gardaí seized counterfeit clothing with an estimated street value of €500,000 in Louth on Tuesday afternoon.

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Gardaí attached to Ardee Drugs Unit, assisted by local units and officers of the Department of Revenue, carried out a search of a house on Bridge Street, Ardee, on Tuesday under a Section 25 warrant of the Trades Mark Act, 1996.

As a result of the search, a substantial amount of boxed containers with clothing were seized with brands found to include adidas, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren, with an estimated street value of €500,000.

Counterfeit clothing

Counterfeit clothing

Some documentation and a large amount of packaging for the resale of the clothing was also seized.

No arrests were made during the search and investigations are ongoing.