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Counterfeit goods seized from shopping centre 

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National Police have intervened counterfeit clothing and accessories valued at 1,267,700 euros that were for sale in three stores of a well-known shopping and entertainment centre in the tourist area of Playa del Inglés, south of Gran Canaria, in an operation which saw the arrest of eight people.

Five men and one woman were identified as owners or employees of registered businesses and face charges against industrial property, said a statement from the Higher Police Headquarters of the Canary Islands.

Two other men, both with criminal records for acts of a similar nature, are accused of forging clothing and accessories of top brands to distribute them later in the shops referred to.

The accused are all aged between 47 and 54.