11/26/2021 at 13:05 CET
The Nationwide Police has arrested 31 unfold all through the nationwide territory accused of being members of a pretend product distribution community in 14 provinces of Spain. As well as, 19,000 counterfeit merchandise have intervened.
After the police investigations it’s recognized that the merchandise was distributed by the identical sender, situated in Bulgaria, that despatched totally different individuals who have been situated all through the Spanish territory.
Particularly, the operation has been carried out within the provinces of Albacete, Alicante, Barcelona, Castellón, Gerona, Granada, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Murcia, Seville, Tarragona, Valencia and Vizcaya.
The investigation started final October following a police operation carried out in Seville during which the brokers intervened 3,500 allegedly false merchandise and detained 3 residents of Senegalese nationality as alleged perpetrators of a criminal offense in opposition to mental property.
After analyzing the kind of merchandise seized – soccer workforce shirts, luxurious model baggage and different items of leather-based items – and the statements of the detainees, the investigators found that these arrested have been accountable for the operate of supplying the sellers within the public thoroughfare and in bazaars.
With the progress of the investigation, the Police warned that the process utilized by the detainees in Seville might be being carried out by the identical group across the Spanish geography. Thus, the pertinent police procedures have been initiated -more than 19 actions- during which they arrested 31 individuals and seized 19,163 pretend merchandise of assorted well-known manufacturers.
The operation stays open pending the willpower of who’s the sender of the seized merchandise, presumably situated in Bulgaria.