Yiwu of Zhejiang Province busted cases of smoking sets counterfeiting, worth about 70 million

On March 6, it was learned from Yiwu Tobacco Bureau in Zhejiang Province that, recently, they worked within cooperation with Yiwu police and cracked a series of cases about cigarette infringement, worth over 70 million yuan. Over 10 hideouts were destroyed and over 40 suspects were caught.

In recent years, Yiwu police made intense and active efforts to protect IPRs and continued to keep strong crackdown on IPR infringement. The team investigator member said that the gang has sold fake tobacco paper and tool bearing the overseas brand on the e-commerce platforms like JD.com and Wechat, which interrupted the normal order of cigarette sales, but also harmed the interests of consumers in terms of product quality of infringed products as well as health and safety standards involved with the infringing products.

(Source: thepaper.cn)