Counterfeit Brand Name Shirt Factory Raided in Kathu

Kathu –

A counterfeit brand name shirt factory was raided in Kathu with three suspects arrested.

Officials from the Intellectual Property Department told the Phuket Express that they raided a house in a housing estate in Soi Kathu Waterfall. They found machines and equipment used for shirt production in the house.

Officials also raided two nearby houses where they found thousands of counterfeit brand name shirts. Three suspects were arrested and counterfeit shirts seized. They were taken to Kathu Police Station for further legal action.

Officials from the Intellectual Property Department told the Phuket Express that many foreign tourists are coming to Phuket since the tourism situation has improved. Many counterfeit brand name goods are being sold to tourists which has damaged Phuket’s tourism image.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.