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C-TOC CONTINUES TO CLAMP DOWN ON BREACHES OF TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT ACTS



Constabulary Communication Network | 2018-05-15 10:42:00

The Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch (C-TOC Branch) charged four men for breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts on Monday, May 14.

This followed a Pharmaceutical Counterfeit Conference that was hosted by the C-TOC Branch at the Police Officer’s Club on Thursday, May 11 where citizens were warned about the hazard of ingesting counterfeit products.

Reports are that between Saturday, May 12 and Monday, May 14, a team of investigators carried out special operations in St. Ann’s Bay, St. Ann where the men were found selling fake Campari liquor to wholesalers in the parish. Nineteen cases of fake Campari were seized valuing approximately JMD 380,000.00.
Forty-four-year-old Walton Wray of Lendene Drive, Kingston 20 and 32-year-old Duane Fuller of Elm Crescent, Kingston 10 were subsequently arrested and charged.They are scheduled to appear before the St. Ann Parish Court on Thursday, July 05.

An additional two men were arrested and charged in downtown, Kingston for breaches of the Copyright Act on Monday, May 14.
They are 39-year-old Anash Davis, vendor of Luke Lane in Kingston and 52-year-old Linford Path, vendor of a Kingston 4 address.
Reports are that between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Investigators carried out a special operation in the area where four thousand counterfeit DVD’s were seized.  The DVD’s have an estimated value of $JMD 1,000,000.00.
Davis and Path are scheduled to appear before the St. Andrew Parish Court on Thursday, June 14.
Investigations continue.




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