Police ring up 3 counterfeit clothes merchants

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Chonburi intellectual property police raided South Pattaya’s Big C mall, arresting three kiosk vendors for allegedly selling counterfeit brand-name clothing.

Korn Thanormsupthawee, 52; Sunti Phuangsri, 30; and Chutathip Somchai, 34, were all charged with trademark violation and selling counterfeit goods following the Aug. 15 crackdown.

Police seized 54 American Eagle Outfitters-branded clothing from Korn’s first-floor kiosk, 33 faux American Eagle shirts and 32 copy Calvin Klein shorts from Sunti’s second-floor booth and 20 Drunkmonkey, G-Star, Element and EKGO knockoffs from Chutathip’s stand.

An officer takes down details from suspect Korn Thanormsupthawee. An officer takes down details from suspect Korn Thanormsupthawee.