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NEWS: Philippines Destroys Fake Handbags, Pirated DVDs that Could Have Been Worth Millions

Posted by admin on Jun 30, 2011 7:55:18 AM

MANILA, Philippines — Police slashed fake Louis Vuitton bags and drove armored vehicles over Oakley sunglasses and pirated DVDs Thursday to mark World Anti-Counterfeit Day — a first step in destroying a five-month haul of counterfeit goods.

The symbolic destruction at police headquarters in Manila involved a portion of the items seized from January through May and the rest will be destroyed later, Intellectual Property Office Philippines head Ricardo Blancaflor said.

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Topics: Consumer Electronics