Two arrested in Singapore for selling counterfeit bags, other goods online

SINGAPORE (CNA) – Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in selling counterfeit goods on a social media platform.

The suspects, aged 33 and 38, were arrested after the police conducted a raid around Ang Mo Kio Street 64 on Wednesday.

“During the operation, more than 3,000 pieces of trademark-infringing goods comprising handbags, apparel, watches and accessories with an estimated street value of more than SGD72,000 were seized,” the police said in a news release yesterday.

Preliminary investigations showed that one of the women had allegedly obtained the counterfeit goods from overseas, the police added.

Investigations are ongoing.

The police said they take a serious view of intellectual property rights infringements.