Australian Federal Police tackles organised counterfeiting

On 14 September 2010, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) carried out raids targeting the distribution of counterfeit goods. These raids were the result of coordinated efforts with Customs.

AFP executed 21 warrants to enter businesses premises, residences and vehicles in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Thousands of counterfeit goods were seized, including counterfeit computer software, CDs, DVDs and luxury items such as bags and jewellery.

AFP acting manager of Crime Operations Stephan Obers said that Police is expected to lay charges in the future.
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