23/07/2007

Dungannon men arrested in counterfeit probe

Two men have been arrested in Dungannon, County Tyrone, as part of a long-term investigation into counterfeiting.

Police carried out 12 searches in the County Tyrone, County Fermanagh and County Armagh areas and said that the two men arrested on Sunday are aged 38 and 39.

During the searches, detectives from the Organised Crime Squad found what they called ‘two manufacturing facilities’ which included multi burners and printers.

Also seized during the search was £120,000 worth of counterfeit DVDs.

There is no further information at this time.

(SB/SP)

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