Nearly $30,000 In Counterfeit Disney Goods Confiscated In Scotland Last Month
According to a recent report in the Scotsman newspaper, counterfeit Marvel and Disney goods were uncovered in Scotland over the holiday period totalling £23,000 which is nearly $30,000.
On Christmas Eve, 1,020 tie clips themed after Marvel characters like Iron Man, Captain America and The Hulk were discovered at Edinburgh International Airport on airfreight from China.
On New Year’s Eve, 247 Disney-themed onesies were also removed from a 40 ft shipping container found on Grangemouth Docks in Scotland from China. The onesies were based to Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore and Stitch.
Murdo McMillian the head of Border Force Scotland had this to say of the discovery, “Counterfeit goods leave customers out of pocket with inferior and possibly dangerous products.” He also stated that counterfeit goods are often times used to fund other forms of criminality including drugs.
The counterfeit finds were made by the Border Force in Scotland. To check out the original article from the Scotsman click here.
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