Fake brand-name goods worth over 100 million baht seized in Bangkok

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(center) Pol Lt Col Korrawat Panprapakorn, Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief.

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) seized counterfeit goods worth more than 100 million baht in a raid at a house in Bangkok.



Pol Lt Col Korrawat Panprapakorn, DSI chief led the team to search a house in Phasi Charoen district.

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The search found counterfeit goods, including cosmetics, cloths and bags of the high-end brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Coach.

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A Chinese man was arrested and charged for possessing counterfeit goods for selling.

The arrest came after the DSI’s investigation on the trademark infringement and counterfeiting case.

The officials sought a search warrant from the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court before the search operation.

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) keeps Thailand on its Watch List (WL).
The DSI has taken serious action to crack down intellectual property (IP) infringement in the country. (TNA)