Millions of euros worth of fake goods seized on Spain’s Costa Almeria

MAJOR FIND: This was the biggest haul of its kind at the port CREDIT: Guardia Civil

GUARDIA CIVIL have discovered some 52,000 items of fake goods with a market value of more than €4.5 million at Almeria port.

The haul, the biggest of its kind at the port, was the result of a three-month investigation in collaboration with the Tax Agency customs officers.

The Guardia said they located the fake items in inspections of containers mixed up with legal merchandise to make it more difficult for them to be detected.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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