17/05/2006

Counterfeit goods seized during police raid

Around £75,000 of counterfeit goods have been recovered by police during a planned search operation in north Belfast yesterday.

During the search of the house in the Ballysillan Road area of the city, officers seized a number of CD and DVD writers and re-writers, along with a number of counterfeit CDs, DVDs and computer games, with an estimated street value of £50,000.

A quantity of replica Formula One clothing, including jackets, overalls and shirts, worth around £25,000, was also seized.

No arrests were made during the raid, and a spokesperson for the PSNI has revealed that a file is being prepared for the Public Prosecution Service.

(EF/SP)

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