Three Chinese nationals arrested for selling counterfeit motorcycle parts and accessories

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) arrested 3 men aged between 28 and 30, suspected of selling counterfeit motorcycle parts and accessories on Tuesday (Jun 13).

Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)conducted simultaneous raids at Woodlands and Clementi against the sale of counterfeit motorcycle parts and accessories for four hours on that day.

A total of about 440 pieces of trademark infringing goods with an estimated street value of about S$17,000 were seized.

These included spool kits, balancers, riding gloves and bags.

The suspects had used e-commerce platforms to order these counterfeit goods from foreign sources, before reselling them locally via e-commerce platforms.

Said the Police in the release:

“The Police take a serious view of intellectual property right infringements and will not hesitate to take strict enforcement action against persons who show a blatant disregard for our laws.

“Persons found guilty of falsely applying a registered trademark to goods may be bfined up to a maximum of $100,000, or an imprisonment term which may extend to five years, or both.”

In their press release, the Police also advised the public to be careful of counterfeit goods being sold on e-commerce platforms.