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P500M worth of smuggled goods seized in Tondo raid

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 05:55 PM October 03, 2014
National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property personnel confiscate fake beauty products from China during a raid on a mall in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property personnel confiscate fake beauty products from China during a raid on a mall in Sta. Cruz, Manila. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Police seized about P500 million worth of smuggled goods in a raid in Tondo, Manila on Friday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said.

Chief Inspector Elizabeth Jasmin said operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group seized the smuggled goods during the raid on seven warehouses along Rivera Street in Tondo.

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The confiscated goods consist of Sony batteries, children’s products, perfumes,and other items, Jasmin said.

She said the CIDG would coordinate with the product’s brand owner, saying the seized goods were suspected of being counterfeit.

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