Wholesalers arrested for selling counterfeit goods


TAIPEI–Three wholesalers in Taichung and Kaohsiung have been arrested for suspected distribution of counterfeit fashion goods to retailers, police sources said Wednesday.

The Chiayi squad of the Intellectual Property Rights Police Team said it seized NT$20 million (US$ 0.66 million) worth of fake brand-name fashion goods in the crackdown.

The items included boutique clothing and accessories carrying various fake brand-name labels such as Burberry, Playboy and Disney, the police squad said.