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Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of counterfeit Adidas, Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein clothing

Gardaí found the clothing during the search of a house on Bridge Street, Ardee.

GARDAÍ IN LOUTH have seized a substantial amount of counterfeit clothing with an estimated value of half a million euro from a house in Ardee. 

Assisted by revenue officers, gardaí attached to Ardee drug unit carried out a search of a house on Bridge Street yesterday afternoon. 

A substantial number of boxed containers with Adidas, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren clothing was found during the search, with an estimated street value of €500,000.

stock load of counterfeit tshirts Source: Garda Press Office

counterfeit tshirts Source: Garda Press Office

The search was carried out under a Section 25 warrant of the Trades Mark Act, 1996. 

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Some documentation and a large amount of packaging for the resale of the clothing was also seized. 

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing. 

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