Couple Arrested For Possession Of 1,100 Perfume Bottles Worth $91,000


For their alleged involvement in online sales of fake products, the police have detained a man and woman, aged 21 and 20-years-old respectively.

According to the police press release, officers from the Criminal Investigation Department carried out an enforcement operation at various locations along River Valley and Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park on March 20, 2023, which led to the arrests.

Almost 1,100 pieces of allegedly trademark-infringing perfume bottles with a street value of more than $91,000 were recovered during the investigation.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Source : Singapore Police Force

Under the Trade Marks Act 1998, the offence of possession of goods with falsely applied trademarks for the purpose of trade carries a fine up to $100,000, an imprisonment term of up to five years, or both.


The Police takes a serious view of intellectual property rights infringement and would like to remind the public that the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods are serious offences. The Police will not hesitate to take tough action against perpetrators who profit at the expense of legitimate businesses and consumers.

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