Illicit and counterfeit goods worth approximately R1 Million seized in Kimberley
NORTHERN CAPE - On Wednesday, 07 April 2021, at about 7am, a sting operation focusing on illicit and counterfeit goods was conducted in Kimberley and goods amounting to approximately R1 million were seized.
The SAPS Provincial Organized Crime Detectives, Serial
and Electronic Crime Investigations, K9 Unit, Crime Intelligence Unit, Kimberley SAPS Designated Firearms Officer (DFO) and South African Liquor Board Association (SALBA) all participated in the operation.
The team raided several liquor and retail outlets and confiscated a large amount of alleged counterfeit and illicit goods.
Liquor, clothes and grocery items were seized and fines amounting to R25000-00 were issued to store owners.