Counterfeit Goods Vendors Raided In PattayaPattaya officials raided vendors selling counterfeit goods.
PATTAYA-31 January-[PattayaDailyNews]; at 16.00pm Administrative officers of ministry of interior and Pattaya officers raided vendors who sell counterfeit goods in Mike Shopping mall, Saimon Shopping and Just Walking Street.
Upon inspection the officers found over 50 shops selling counterfeit goods; however, the officers could arrest only 5 sellers because they fled away. Therefore, the officers confiscated around 10,000 counterfeit items.
Mr Mana Simma, director of criminal investigation, said that EU and USA define Thailand in PWL (Priority Watch List) due to ineffective measurement to prevent counterfeit goods. As a result, the officers have to investigate and patrol landmarks such as Pattaya, Hat Yai etc.