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Border force seize stolen goods at Suffolk port

Border Force officers at the Port of Felixstowe have seized fake goods worth more than £2 million in the run up to Christmas.

Suffolk: £2 million worth of counterfeit goods seized at the Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Border Force officers at the Port of Felixstowe have seized fake goods worth more than £2 million in the run up to Christmas.

A haul of counterfeit perfume, shoes, clothing and mobile phone accessories have all been recovered.

Some of the counterfeit goods. Credit: Home Office

The international trade in fake goods is estimated to cost the UK economy around £1.3 billion a year.

The proceeds are also often used to fund serious organised crime.

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