THE MANILA TIMES: National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents seized PhP28 million worth of fake JanSport and North Face bags during simultaneous raids in Pasay City Wednesday.
Seized by NBI-Anti Fraud and Action Division agents were 5,095 counterfeit JanSport bags; 8,666 fake North Face bags and 300 Lee jeans.
Raided were two retail outlets and five stockrooms of Xcella Bag Station and/or Sonny Huang located at Stalls A-41 & A-42, Stalls B-74 & B-75, Ground Floor, Baclaran Terminal Plaza Mall I, Unit T-17, Unit T-18, Third Floor, Tagalot Building, Unit S-7, Units S-8 & 9 and Units S-22, Second Floor, Baclaran Wholesale Complex, all located at F. B. Harrison St., Pasay City.
On the same day, NBI-AFAD also raided the stockroom of Jerry Ang located at an unnumbered unit in Two Shopping Mall, Taft Ave. Extension, Pasay City, where over 300 counterfeit Lee jeans were seized.
The NBI obtained the Search Warrants from Judge Eugenio Dela Cruz of Branch 117, Regional Trial Court, Pasay City.
Charges of Trademark Infringement under the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines or Republic Act No. 8293 are being prepared against the owners of the raided establishments. PNA