S$2.6m worth of fake computer parts, mobile phone accessories seized

S$2.6m worth of fake computer parts, mobile phone accessories seized

The products were seized in raids conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department in Sim Lim Square and Jurong East on Tuesday (Aug 4).

SINGAPORE: A syndicate involved in the sales of counterfeit computer parts and mobile phone accessories was busted on Tuesday (Aug 4), said the Singapore Police Force (SPF).

An SPF news release said the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) conducted simultaneous raids at Sim Lim Square and Jurong East, after which four men and two women were arrested. The suspects were aged between 19 and 33 years old.


SPF added that a total of about 25,200 pieces of trademark infringing computer parts such as laptop power adaptors, batteries, hard drives, DVD-ROMs, LCD screens and software, as well as mobile phone accessories like phone casings and power banks, were seized during the operation. The haul is believed to have an estimated street value of S$2,647,800.

Police said investigation into the case is ongoing. They added that those found guilty of selling or distributing infringing goods with falsely applied trademarks can be fined up to S$100,000, jailed up to five years, or both.

Source: CNA/hs