The holiday season has consumers pulling out their wallets and looking for a good deal, but the RCMP are reminding consumers to be wary of buying counterfeit merchandise.
On May 1, 2013, as part of an on-going investigation, the RCMP Federal Enforcement Section, with the assistance of the Winnipeg Police Service East District Station Community Support Unit and Manitoba Finance executed search warrants at three retail outlets of a Winnipeg business.
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, and the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, recently introduced the Combating Counterfeit Products Act.
As the holiday season approaches, RCMP are reminding consumers to be wary of buying counterfeit merchandise.
On August 14, 2012, members of the RCMP Federal Enforcement Section executed four search warrants at cellular repair shops located at four different locations in Winnipeg.
Steinbach RCMP are asking the public to help identify a person of interest involved in the attempted use of counterfeit at the Real Canadian Superstore in Steinbach.
During the week of April 23, 2012, RCMP Federal Enforcement Section executed search warrants at four Winnipeg businesses in relation to an ongoing investigation under the Copyright, Trademark, and Textile Labeling Acts.
Investigation by the Winnipeg RCMP Financial Integrity Unit have led to charges being laid against two Peruvian Nationals in connection with counterfeit U.S. currency that was passed at a number of Winnipeg retailers during February and March of 2012.
RCMP Federal Enforcement Section with the assistance of the Canada Border Services Agency seized approximately 2,400 counterfeit Viagra and Levitra pills last month in a shipment of goods being shipped into Canada from China.