Friday 19 October
Powered by Ajaxy
Oct 15, 2017 @ 18:57

Unilever tip leads Customs raid of P2B fake goods, gadgets


The losses could have been bigger if this global brand didn’t speak up.

Customs agents discovered rooms full of counterfeit goods hidden in a building in Binondo, Manila following a tip from Unilever, after the company received reports of knock-offs being sold to the public.

Imagine the horror when operatives unearthed three units filled with fake goods and gadgets, which they pegged to be worth around P2 billion.

Apart from fake soaps and detergents, counterfeit accessories, gadgets action cameras and headsets were also in the pile.

The brands replicated were from Beats, Apple, Samsung, Adidas, Bose, Oppo, Olay and Aveeno, the Bureau of Customs said.

“The units will be guarded by the customs police while pending investigation,” the agency said in a statement, adding that the goods will be seized and destroyed.

Please follow and like us:

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Related Stories
The country needs more innovators like Unilever.
Personal care brand Dove has apologised for a body wash advert that showed a black
A costly months-long battle over the direction of one of America's biggest companies culminates on
Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant Unilever said Monday it was buying a leading South


Trending News

Recommended on sister sites

Copyright © 2018 Bilyonaryo - Latest news on the richest Filipinos and Family Business.