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£22,000 of fake football shirts and designer labels found in Hereford
7:00pm Wednesday 19th September 2012 in Local News
TWO men who sold fake football shirts through eBay stored £22,000 worth of counterfeit goods in Hereford.
Robert Jenkins, of Welshpool, and Michael Craddock, of Wolverhampton, were sentenced at Llandrindod Wells Magistrates Court last Thursday, after pleading guilty to selling replica football shirts, fake designer clothes and computer software over the internet.
The pair had stored approximately 300 counterfeit items at premises in Hereford – a residential address at River View Court in Gwynne Street and at Choice Shops Limited on the Wyevale Business Park, where the pair had worked.
Both men had managed to sell around 700 items before Powys County Council Trading Standards got involved.
The two Hereford addresses were raided in December last year.
Jenkins and Craddock, who both pleaded guilty to offences under the Trade Marks Act, were sentenced to 12-month community orders, ordered to do 250 hours unpaid work and pay £1,925 court costs.