Approximately $500,000 worth of counterfeit items were seized after RCMP executed a search warrant at a Winnipeg store earlier this week.
On September 14, 2011, investigators from the RCMP Federal Enforcement Section executed a search warrant at a store located in Portage Place Mall in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
During the search of the premises, investigators seized approximately $500,000 worth of counterfeit items, including designer clothing and accessories. The items include product from manufacturers such as Prada, Coach, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Boss, Guess, Ralph Lauren, Jimmy Choo, Lacoste, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Nike, and Calvin Klein as well as over 200 counterfeit DVDs and CDs.
No charges have been laid at this time, however, charges are being examined under the Copyright, Trademark, and Textile Act.
Police continue to investigate.