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Counterfeet goods

Loads of fake UGG boots were seized by gardaí in Cork – and here’s what they look like

15,000 pairs smUGGled.

Updated 20.10

GARDAÍ IN CORK seized 15,000 pairs of counterfeit designer boots today.


Two men, one aged in his 50s and the other in his 30s, have been arrested. They are being questioned at Gurranabraher garda station and investigations are ongoing, gardaí confirmed this evening.


The knock-offs were found in Hollyhill, Knocknaheeny.


A pair of real Ugg boots will set you back about €160 in the shops today.

All photos courtesy of the Garda Press Office

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