Massive bust closes down alleged counterfeit factory worth millions #CrimeStop
North West: A counterfeit factory worth approximately R77 million has been closed down by the SAPS in Hartswater and six suspects were nabbed during the sting operation. On Tuesday, SAPS Hartswater K9 Unit followed up on leads regarding the manufacturing, packaging and distribution of alleged household counterfeit goods.
The five males and one female should be appearing in the Hartswater Magistrates Court on charges of possession, manufacturing and distribution of counterfeit goods, soon. The Acting Frances Baard Cluster Commander, Brig Tip Brink commended the Hartswater K9 Unit for job well done and thanked the community for assistance in this regard. The investigation continues.