Last week raids on seven San Jose stores was carried, where it is presumed that counterfeit brand clothing was being sold. | COURTESY OF THE OIJ
Q COSTA RICA – In 2014 a special unit was created to deal with complaints about the marketing of fake garments, and since then it has received an average of five complaints a month.
The market for fake clothing brands in the country has been growing, according to the authorities at the Fiscalía de Delitos Económicos, Tributarios y Aduaneros (Economic, Tax and Customs Crimes Prosecutor’s office), which claims to receive five complaints per month.
Regarding how this false merchandise gets into the country, the authorities explained to Nacion.com that it enters in two ways. “… The first – and main one –