UK south coast retail store raided

Wednesday 3 June 2015 saw a joint raid by TRAP and Portsmouth Trading Standards of Merch Hut, a t shirt retailer in Cosham near Portsmouth.

Trading standards officers found a number of counterfeit music t-shirts and hoodies on display which were being manufactured on site, including 1D, Foo Fighters, The Beatles, Katy Perry, Nirvana, Union J, The Vamps, Arctic Monkeys and AC/DC.

In the back of the shop was a small screen printing area with a vinyl cutter, heat press and 2 computers.

All counterfeit items, computers, cutter, blanks, heat press were all seized by trading standards and the owners will be prosecuted.

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