Bangkok woman arrested for selling fake brand name goods on Facebook

Around Thailand May 02, 2019 10:24

By The Nation

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Police have arrested a Bangkok woman for allegedly selling Bt1.5 million worth of fake brand name goods via Facebook Live broadcast.



Metropolitan Police commissioner Pol Lt Gen Itthipol Atchariyapradit said Lalil Wongwiwatthada, 29, was arrested at her house in the RK Park 406 housing estate in Bangkok’s Klong Sam Wa district at 12.05am on Thursday.

Police seized 1,940 fake goods from the house, including those that violated Gucci, Snoopy, Mickey Mouse, Paul Frank and Adidas brands.

Police also seized a smartphone and a notebook computer.

Itthipol said the arrest was made after the bureau received complaints that a Facebook user used the Live broadcast service to sell fake brand name goods.