Products bearing phony label of a highly regarded beauty company were seized from a shop in Burrabazar in northwest Kolkata on Friday.
Officers of the enforcement department of Kolkata law enforcement explained the raid was performed on the basis of a specific input. The officers seized alleged counterfeit eyeliners, compacts, lipsticks, mascara, facial area powder and kajal from the store.
Police said the worth of the seized solutions was around Rs 2 lakh.
There are numerous stores in central and northwest Kolkata that promote various merchandise, including cosmetics, at a decrease value claiming that they had been offering them at a wholesale charge. However, the police said, lots of of the solutions could be bogus.
Sources in the enforcement department mentioned they had recognized a couple of much more retailers that were being allegedly promoting fake cosmetics that could be hazardous to the human system.
Web site cloning criticism
A confectionery in West Bengal has alleged that another person produced a faux site in their identify and experienced been gathering cash providing franchises.
Law enforcement arrested a few folks, such as just one from Bihar, for the alleged fraud. Officers seized 42 ATM cards and a massive range of lender passbooks. “Several spots have been raided in Bihar and Kolkata. A single accused, Prince Raj, was arrested in Bihar. Two other people, Dharmendra Ram and Nitish Kumar, ended up arrested from Entally,” claimed an officer.
The law enforcement mentioned this was a scenario of site cloning in which a company’s web site is replicated with a slight change in the URL.