Big Replica Watch Bust in Malaysia
Malaysia - JOHOR BARU: The Johor Domestic Trade, Co-op and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) seized RM 56,400 in replica timepieces from various watch brands on Wednesday November 11, 2015.
Director Nor Nekman Jaimom stated that a team of fifteen agents from the state KPDNKK department raided 6 out of 7 kiosks identified as selling counterfeit watches in a shopping mall at Jalan Tebrau today.
The 3 hour raid process that started at approximately 11:45 am, resulted in approximately 1,750 timepieces from 4 famous brands being seized and confiscated.
"The operation was conducted after a one-month investigation by our team and also by collecting information from complainants about the kiosks which was (sic) selling counterfeit watches at the shopping mall," he stated.
Replica watches such as Rolex, Omega, Breitling, Cartier, Hublot, Audemars Piguet, Movado, TAG Heuer, and many others are illegal throughout the world. We recommend that you don't possess, buy, sell, or manufacture replica watches. We also request that you report any person who is in possession of, who is a buyer of, who is a seller of, or who is a manufacturer of replica timepieces.